Happy New Year!

Started by Private User on Thursday, December 31, 2009


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Private User
12/31/2009 at 9:06 AM

Godt nyttår til alle sammen!

Happy New Year to everyone, or to be more political correct for those who celebrates new year on another date: Happy holidays!

12/31/2009 at 9:08 AM

Hääd Uut Aastat
thats is short ÄÄ UU AA

Happy MMX

12/31/2009 at 9:30 AM

Tak. Det samme til dig!

Private User
12/31/2009 at 9:36 AM

Best wishes for a Prosperous and Joyous New Year to each of you and your loved ones.

Private User
12/31/2009 at 9:38 AM

Godt nytt år! Best wishes to all Geni friends for the new year!

12/31/2009 at 9:39 AM

Mange tak skal du have, godt nytår også til dig.

12/31/2009 at 9:40 AM

Have a great New Year and watch for the blue moon

Lunar Blue Moon fun facts:

-- A blue moon is most commonly defined as the second full moon in a calendar month. Contrary to popular belief, it does not have anything to do with the color of the moon.

-- The last blue moon was on May 31, 2007 and the next blue moon is Dec. 31, 2009 -- New Year's Eve!

-- A blue moon occurs every two or three years. Even rarer is a blue moon on New Year's Eve, which only happens approximately every 20 years.

-- A rare event indeed! The last New Year's Eve blue moon was in 1990 and the next one, following 2009, won't be for almost 20 years -- 2028.

-- No blue moon of any kind will occur in the years 2011, 2014, and 2017.

-- Usually months have only one full moon, but occasionally a second one sneaks in. Full moons are separated by 29 days, while most months are 30 or 31 days long. Hence the possibility of fitting two full moons in a single month.

-- Historically, people referred to the twelve full moons by different folk names to prepare for different times of year (harvest moon, growing moon, etc.). In years when there were 13 full moons, the extra, early moon was called the "blue moon."

Private User
12/31/2009 at 9:44 AM

Happy New Year to you all. How many nationalities observe the tradition of making a new year's resolution? Mine is to clean my tree!

Private User
12/31/2009 at 9:52 AM

Most Americans will say "Happy New Year." Many will add an additional wish, such as mine -- May the New Year treat you kindly.

@Arthur, I make resolutions every year. I make about half a dozen, knowing that I will keep about half of whatever I make. I am also resolving to work on merge issues more promptly in 2010.

@Alice, This once-in-20-years "blue moon" is the topic of many newscasts. I hope it brings good tidings to all my Geni friends and relatives.


12/31/2009 at 10:21 AM

Jeg sier også: Godt Nytt år : Bonne Année : Happy New Year
To everybody............

Private User
12/31/2009 at 10:28 AM

once in a blue moon i keep my resolutions...to be more patient and kind in the coming yearr
happy new year to all carpe diem

<private> Jongewaard
12/31/2009 at 10:32 AM

Gelukkig Nieuwe Jaar 2010
aan iedereen

Private User
12/31/2009 at 10:38 AM

Happy New Year to everyone.

12/31/2009 at 10:46 AM

Godt nytt år..
Happy New Year to all.....

12/31/2009 at 11:12 AM

Happy New Year also for You and all my friends all over the world! , wishes Pentti A Roeppaenen

12/31/2009 at 11:52 AM

Godt nytt år.
Happy new year to all of you...

12/31/2009 at 12:11 PM

Happy new year to all of my Geni friends and family.

Private User
12/31/2009 at 1:44 PM

Happy New Year! Best wishes

12/31/2009 at 2:05 PM

Gode ønsker til alle i det nye året.

Private User
12/31/2009 at 2:16 PM

Happy New Year to my ever growing family.
May you and your families have all of the blessings that the new year can bring.

Best to you all near and far...

Private User
12/31/2009 at 2:37 PM

Happy New Year everybody....may it be a safe, peaceful, and prosperous one, and may all you scale all your family history brickwalls with ease!!
PS: New Year's fireworks displays here in Melbourne were overshadowed by an even more brilliant display courtesy of Mother Nature. :)

Private User
12/31/2009 at 2:45 PM

Lynne, give us a hint or a link to what happened.

Private User
12/31/2009 at 2:54 PM

Hi Bjorn,

Bjorn, the heavens opened here, last night....a line of massive thunderstorms came in over the Bay, and lit up the sky for us...it was beautiful! :) Lynne

Private User
12/31/2009 at 3:30 PM

Mother Nature's fireworks is the best and I was quite disappointed with the fireworks in Kongsberg today.

We need some official fireworks now, because all the new restrictions made the private fireworks almost invisible because it not even reach over the treetops.

I never spend money on fireworks my selves because you never see your own fireworks well, but today I was not even able to see the neighbors fireworks.

Anyhow, happy new year again!

Private User
12/31/2009 at 3:35 PM

Bjorn, that would be disappointing! Official fireworks are the only way to go. But having said that, I must confess that in some states here fireworks are still legal, and so we have quite a few private "displays" which aren't necessarily confined to public events. Diwali (the Hindu Festival of Lights) is a big one in Melbourne, with many Indians setting off firecrackers in the streets. Love it! Happy New Year, Bjorn! :)

12/31/2009 at 5:21 PM

Godt nytt år til alle slekt og venner - spesielt slekt jeg ikke ville ant noenting om uten Geni!
Vi "snakkes" mere til neste år!

12/31/2009 at 5:39 PM

This is violet Osmun.
Happy New Year to you also
,but I am still waiting to see if it`s my son in law Douglas Everswick-who`s Mother was a Tallekson who is related to You!!

12/31/2009 at 5:56 PM

Jag önskar dig en god fortsättning på det nya året

12/31/2009 at 6:25 PM

Happy New year to you too!
Violet Osmun

1/1/2010 at 6:27 AM

godt nytt år til alle som en
happy new year to all of you

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