Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Remember... no one who has friends is a failure!

Times Gone By
(Lyrics to Auld Lang Syne in modern English)
Should old acquaintances be forgotten,
And never brought to mind?
Should old acquaintances be forgotten,
And days of long ago!

For times gone by, my dear
For times gone by,
We will take a cup of kindness yet
For times gone by. 

We two have run about the hillsides
And pulled the daisies fine,
But we have wandered many a weary foot
For times gone by.

We two have paddled (waded) in the stream
From noon until dinner time,
But seas between us broad have roared
Since times gone by.

And there is a hand, my trusty friend,
And give us a hand of yours,
And we will take a goodwill drink (of ale)
For times gone by!

And surely you will pay for your pint,
And surely I will pay for mine!
And we will take a cup of kindness yet
For times gone by!


  1. Wishing you a very happy and well lived new year, Freda!

  2. Happy New Year! I've so much enjoyed sharing our quilting adventures and look forward to more in 2013!

  3. Happy New Year Freda! I hope it is a good one for you!!!

  4. Happy New Year, Freda! It was fun to read the modern version of Auld Lang Syne. I hope it makes more sense to non-Scots readers now! Me, being Scottish, kent fine weel what a' it meant! :oD

  5. A great New Year's post.