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#197- Thank you 2012

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Thank you for reading my blog. People in United States, Japan, Sweden, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Greece, Ukraine, Israel, Russia, Canada, Australia, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Philippine, Iraq and Saudi Arabia are reading my blog. I wish I could see you all to say THANK YOU.

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Happiness…What do you think about it? “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” by Albert Schweitzer… I like his quote. I love what I am doing and I am so glad that you are reading my writings. THANK YOU to all of you.

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Andy Warhol said, “People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly.” 2012 is almost over… How was your 2012? My 2012 was wonderful, even though I had many ups and downs. THANK YOU 2012.

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Napoleon Bonaparte said, “Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.” I agree with him. In my dictionary, this word doesn’t exist either. THANK YOU higher power.

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Keynes (John Maynard Keynes) said, “The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds.” Ok…I will forget about my old ideas in 2012, and I will think about my new ideas for 2013. THANK YOU 2012.

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Yesterday was the history, tomorrow is the mystery, but today is a gift, that’s why it’s called present…Alice Morse Earle said. “I love to open my present every day”, I said. THANK YOU higher power.

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Once upon a time… I love this phrase…Fairy tales & Folk tales make me happy. My favorite tale is “Aladdin”, and I need a magic right now to see my future or change my future. THANK YOU higher power.

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U.S.A….I am glad that I am still here…Thank you U.S.A. for having me here…!

THANK YOU for everything.

THANK YOU 2012

THANK YOU to all of you :)

 
By Yoko Fujimoto
Los Angeles Dec 5, 2012
Copyright © 2012 Yoko Fujimoto

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