2016 was brutal and beat us up in many ways. 2017 stands poised to be even worse if we let it. So, don’t let it. Here’s our guide to surviving.
Welcome to the real 2016. January 1 doesn't count; it's that in-between days when people my age and older worry about writing the wrong year on checks while our children and grandchildren stand by our sides asking, “What's a check?” January 1 is for parades and football and corned beef if you're in the Midwest, hog jowl or fat back if you're in the South. January 1 isn't a real day.