Happy New Year!

Looking up for what’s next.


What to think… or what to …remember?

I’m glad to see 2021 go away.

What has been learned?

The good

There are a few things about 2021 that are good. 2021 has not been all bad.

  • I’ve continued to learned about live Internet broadcasting of events. Software & hardware components.
  • I learned to check my love of country so that my love of God is greater.
  • We welcomed a new grandchild into the world!
  • We welcomed new nieces and nephews into the extended family!
  • My wife and I survived having COVID in August. It was rough for both of us.
  • My wife, daughter, son-in-law, four grandchildren (1 newborn) all had COVID, now we all have natural immunity1!
  • COVID is not a death sentence 2 3.

The bad

There are many things about 2021 that are awful. Most of all, the mess of COVID.

  • Fascism4 traded for the promise of safety5 6. False hope.
  • COVID revealed the worst in people7 8, governments 5 6 9 10 11, and corporations 12 13.

Footnotes and Sources

  1. Lasting immunity found after recovery from COVID-19 https://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-research-matters/lasting-immunity-found-after-recovery-covid-19[]
  2. https://ourworldindata.org/mortality-risk-covid[]
  3. https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/coronavirus-death-rate/[]
  4. Extreme authoritarian, oppressive, or intolerant views or practices[]
  5. Biden outlines plan to mandate Covid vaccines for millions: ‘Our patience is wearing thin’ https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/09/biden-to-detail-new-six-pronged-plan-to-increase-us-covid-vaccination-rates-fight-virus.html[][]
  6. Australia, https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/australia-darwin-covid-quarantine/2021/05/21/f72bc0ac-ad1b-11eb-82c1-896aca955bb9_story.html[][]
  7. ‘Incomprehensible’: Confrontations over masks erupt amid COVID-19 crisis https://abcnews.go.com/US/incomprehensible-confrontations-masks-erupt-amid-covid-19-crisis/story?id=70494577[]
  8. What Is COVID Anxiety Syndrome? https://www.verywellmind.com/what-is-covid-anxiety-syndrome-5187154[]
  9. City private mandate #1 https://www.theepochtimes.com/new-york-city-to-mandate-covid-19-vaccines-for-private-sector-workers_4140868.html?utm_source=ref_share&utm_campaign=copy&rs=SHRPTBN&[]
  10. City private business mandate #2 https://www.theepochtimes.com/new-york-citys-mayor-elect-to-keep-private-employer-vaccine-mandate-in-place_4185768.html?utm_source=ref_share&utm_campaign=copy&rs=SHRPTBN&[]
  11. FAA Vaccine Policy Violates Its Own Rules, Attorneys And Doctors Say https://www.starnews9.com/faa-vaccine-policy-violates-its-own-rules-attorneys-and-doctors-say/[]
  12. From McDonald’s to Goldman Sachs, here are the companies mandating vaccines for all or some employees https://news.yahoo.com/companies-mandating-vaccines-employees-164035418.html[]
  13. Nearly all major airlines mandate COVID vaccine for employees https://www.cbsnews.com/news/covid-19-vaccine-mandate-major-airlines/[]

Last modified: 01/01/2022


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