It’s Time to Stop Blaming the Year

Robert McGinnis

Each December I see countless angry posts on social media, declaring the old year a dumpster fire or some other oddly specific visual metaphor for disaster with a laundry list of unfortunate occurrences all thanks to the calendar date. Midnight on New Years Eve brings high expectations which live about as long as our holiday vacations and then the daily grind returns with its daily stream of bad news.