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Was 2009 a good year or a bad year for you?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on January 1, 2010

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Photo of David Kordahl

“It was a great year; another year in grad school where not too much bad happened. ”

Photo of Elaine Wellborn

“It was a very good year. I decided to make some changes that I could make, and get rid of some excuses that were stopping me from making them. ”

Photo of Raymond Pierotti

“It was pretty much an average year for me; fortunately my position keeps me well-buffered from a lot of the economic vicissitudes. ”

Photo of Cindy McAlister

“2009 was an awesome year; (good) health, fitness, family, and fun.”

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budwhysir 8 years, 5 months ago

all in all this was the best bad year I have had since I started having not so good bad years. Once I catch up to my good years, I will start to have some not so great good years but for now we will just have some good bad years

Amy Heeter 8 years, 5 months ago

It is what it is so you can it can be good or bad depending on your attitude.

jonas_opines 8 years, 5 months ago

Not the best year for me. Shooting for improvement.

Linda Aikins 8 years, 5 months ago

i did not like 2009 except for the new granddaughter. lots of letdowns from "friends."

ldvander 8 years, 5 months ago

"It is what it is so you can" I'm sticking with that.

Linda Aikins 8 years, 5 months ago

tob never you! and ri i love that song! They know who. i am typing left handed. had shoulder surgery wed and am so right handed!!! HNY to y'all!

Randall Barnes 8 years, 5 months ago


Randall Barnes 8 years, 5 months ago

Here is an updated list of storm total snowfall amounts compiled by the National Weather Service out of Topeka. Accurate snowfall amounts were difficult to record, due to so much blowing and drifting. These are in no specific order, and below the snowfall totals is a list of peak wind gusts recorded overnight Christmas Eve.

Garnett - 5.0"

Oketo - 10.0"

SW Topeka - 7.7"

Emporia - 9.0"

Herington - 7.0"

Manhattan - 9.6"

Ottawa - 7.5"

Carbondale - 10.0"

White City - 6.5"

Wilsey - 4.0"

Concordia - 2.7"

Minneapolis - 1.5"

Clifton - 5.0"

Clay Center - 6.0"

Osage City - 13.0"

Valley Falls - 8.5"

Lecompton - 10.0"

Blue Rapids - 10.0"

Lane - 7.4"

Mcfarland - 9.0"

Eskridge - 10.0"

Baileyville - 13.0"

Grantville - 9.0"

Neosho Rapids - 7.0"

Haddam - 7.5"

Horton - 8.0"

Washington - 7.0"

Chapman - 3.0"

Garnett - 6.0"

Onaga - 8.5"

Lawrence - 9.4"

SE Topeka - 9.4"

Barnes - 7.4"

Jamestown - 4.0"

Fort Riley - 6.0"

Agenda - 4.5"

Colony - 7.0"

Miltonvale - 4.0"

Parallel - 6.5"

Corning - 16.0"

Seneca - 14.0"

NWS Topeka - 10.2"

Holton - 10.0"

equalaccessprivacy 8 years, 5 months ago

When you match attitude against circumstances it was an inwardly blessed, though outwardly sucking year for me. Don't know if I can top Rando1965, but KU's brand of southern justice rots.

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