Jan 1

New Year's Day

Twenty First Century
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"We will open the book.
Its pages are blank.
We are going to put words on them ourselves.
The book is called Opportunity
and its first chapter is New Year's Day."

~ Edith Pierce

Any new year's resolutions? Whether you identify generationally as: Traditionalist (pre-1945); Baby Boomers: Born 1946 – 1964; Generation X: Born 1965 – 1976; Millennials or Gen Y: Born 1977 – 1995; Gen Z, iGen, or Centennials: Born 1996 – TBD; or none of the above, we wish the best to all readers of this page as we navigate this new year and the Twenty-first century! 🗓️

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A Happy New Year to all Twenty-First Centurites!

Whether you identify with one of the following generational designates (or reject the concept entirely):

  • Gen Z, iGen, or Centennials: Born 1996 – TBD

  • Millennials or Gen Y: Born 1977 – 1995

  • Generation X: Born 1965 – 1976

  • Baby Boomers: Born 1946 – 1964

  • Traditionalists or Silent Generation: Born 1945 and before

We hope for and wish you the best of the new year!

This tartan was designed for the new Millennium with the following colours: Red for war of the past; White for peace; Blue for United nations; Deep blue for the oceans; Green for the land and ecology; and Silver (grey) for the space age and technology.

If you feel inspired to make a new year's resolution, studies suggest that for those who do make them at this time of year, they are more likely to succeed than  those individuals who make similar resolutions during other times during the year. 


However, statistics show that about 35 percent of us who make New Year's resolutions break them by the end of January. And only 23 percent of people who make a resolution will see it through to completion.  Oh well ... 

For more on the tradition of New Year's resolutions, click the fireworks!

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