A few serious and some fun wishes for Christmas.
I wish us to be a country and society that can resolve differences in a civilized and non-partisan way.
I wish Alabama to win the national championship.
I wish our leaders to become exactly that, leaders.
I wish all our social and economic problems be solved with the best interest of the entire society taken into account.
I wish my family and friends a healthy and happy holiday season and the same for the year ahead.
I wish to be a better person in the coming year.
I wish every person to pull his or her own weight and not depend on someone else to provide for them.
I wish every person to have gainful employment.
I wish every person to want gainful employment.
I wish our local leaders to be better in the coming year.
I wish to be a better putter in the coming year.
I wish to be a better husband and parent in the coming year.
I wish all our kids listen to my advice.
I wish masks to become a thing of only 2020.
I wish the New Orleans Saints win the Super Bowl this season.
I wish Auburn loses every game in the coming year starting with their bowl game.
I wish my friend Beau straightens out his slice.
I wish all my Cherokee Rose friends have a year full of “brown.”
I wish to spend more quality time with my wife.
I wish to spend more quality time with our kids and their families.
I wish for Democrats and Republicans to remember we are all on the same team.
I wish for Democrats and Republicans to remember America is the team.
I wish for less trash to be seen on our highways and roads.
I wish for all voices to be heard
I wish for all voices heard that the voices are reasonable, intelligent and responsible.
I wish for our country to regain its global prominence but take care of America first.
I wish for all Washington politicians to leave office with the same net worth as they entered.
I wish for term limits for all politicians, local, state and national.
I wish for all my work family to enjoy their holiday.
I wish for all my decisions to be the right ones at both work and at home.
I wish for all people to adopt a charity and provide support in some fashion.
I wish for a sense of peace among all people.
I wish for all the people not wanting that peace to have their minds and hearts changed.
I wish a 15-year old me could talk and listen to 61-year old me.
I wish a 61-year old me could feel like 15-year old me.
I wish I could grow grass under the big oak in my front yard.
I wish we could have all of our dogs forever.
I wish our foreign presence around the world was always appreciated.
I wish our foreign presence around the world was always wanted.
I wish our foreign presence around the world wasn’t needed.
I wish I didn’t have a fear of heights, not that it’s so high, but that I want to jump.
I wish I was a better dancer.
I wish cleaning my office at home wasn’t such pain in the butt.
I wish my wife didn’t constantly remind me to clean my office.
I wish a toast to all our medical and first responders for their hard work this past year.
I wish 2020 becomes a blur in our rear view mirror soon.
I wish if you see me you say “Hey!”
Dee McLelland is Publisher of the Coastal Courier and Bryan County News.
Dee McLelland is Publisher of the Coastal Courier and the Bryan County News.