And One Final Beer Goal for 2010…

11. Get out there!: Drinking in situ is one of the most illuminating experiences a beer aficionado can have, whether it’s at a riverside brewpub in a town a few miles away or in a café on the other side of the world. It’s also (usually) a hell of a lot of fun.

That’s it for me in 2009. Enjoy your New Year’s Eve, everyone, and see you all next decade!

14 Replies to “And One Final Beer Goal for 2010…”

  1. Alan is right, Jack. We’ve been in this morass called the twenty-first century for ten years now, counting 2000 as the first. Thus, tomorrow begins the new decade.

  2. Of course not. A decade is born on day one of its first year. It begins on day one of year one and proceeds through 365 days ten times, ending on the last day of the tenth year. You have to account for the first ever year in accounting for decades. A ten year span began on the first day of year one and ended the final day of year ten. If I was born on the first day of January 2000, I would be one year old at the end of that year and would complete my first decade in this vail of tears on the final day of 2010.

  3. You contradict yourself, Jack. If you’re one year old on the first day of 2001, then you are ten years old on the first day of 2010, or in other words, tomorrow. Thus as of midnight tonight, the first ten years of the millennium will draw to a close.

  4. You’ve convinced me. Or, actually, I convinced me, as you point out. I hate that. The first year must be counted as 0 and it all works out from there. I am chagrined and will likely drop from sight and never be heard from again.

  5. I’m not interested whether this will be the last New Year of the past or the first of the next decade; I am more interested in making my life an excellent journey – and that’s why I’ll enjoy an excellent beer (or two or three or more) this evening/night. If they’ll be the last in the past decade or the first in the new one… well, this is of little importance to me. 🙂

    A Beery New Year to all!

  6. Yes, be happy that we get to ditch the decade a year early, Jack, and don’t worry about Canadians seeing this so clearly. I think it has something to do with CFL field dimensions. Happy New Year and new decade – the teens.

  7. Raising a glass of St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout to you now Mr. B. Looks like I will be staying long term so we need to sort out some more “Getting out there”. All the Best for 2010!

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