May bring no tear to any eye
When this New Year in time shall end
Let it be said I’ve played the friend,
Have lived and loved and labored here,
And made of it a happy year.” —Edgar Guest
18 posts, 163 great comments, almost 5,000 visits, AND a new puppy! It’s been a great year blogging. Thank you for your friendship and for launching Janet’s Journal into success. Sharing eye-opening news with you has been rewarding and lots of fun!
Here are my top posts in 2008. As always, your comments are welcomed. Enjoy… or for a second helping, enjoy again!
Janet goes to North Dakota! March 18, 2008
Welcome to Janet’s Journal! North Dakota Optometric Association inspired my first post about my trip as their guest speaker. Also includes the ABC’s of luggage care!
Vision First has a great form for eye exams. No Excuses. April 18, 2008
Every parent, school, and eye doctor can freely use the Vision First form for eye exams. This post holds the number one spot for most reads total.
Nanny state mandate? No way! August 20, 2008
The Chicago Tribune was in the dark about Illinois’ new eye exam law…until I turned the light on! This is my favorite post!
We will miss you, Dr. Woods August 25, 2008This was the hardest post for me to write. Our dear friend and loyal supporter passed away peacefully in his sleep after a long battle with cancer during the morning of August 25, 2008. Floyd Woods is deeply missed. Janet’s Journal had the most hits for two days straight thanks to all who loved Dr. Woods so much.
Vision First form upgrades children’s eye care Oct. 12, 2008
Includes the top ten benefits of using the Vision First form AND great comments from our first petition. UPDATE: We have a second petition in need of signatures. Hope you’ll sign “Urge Illinois to accept Vision First form” here.
Trick or treat? Dispelling myths in eye care. October 31, 2008
Ghosts and goblins inspired these ten eye care myths dispelled in the Halloween spirit. Shared this post on Care2 News Network and it made the front page in two hours!
CHANGE We Need in Eye Care November 6, 2008Another post that made the front page at Care2 News Network. November 4, 2008 proved democracy is alive and that America IS a place where all things are possible. May real changes in children’s eye care become a reality.
Feast for Your Eyes November 26, 2008My gratitude list of all the good at Vision First Foundation is here. Includes links to every page on the Vision First website. FYI: “What’s New” has the latest info! This post also made the front page at Care2 News Network (C2NN) thanks to my wonderful Care2 friends!
Santa Joins Campaign! December 3, 2008
Anyone who wants the best for children’s eyes can join the Kids Eyes Count Campaign…even Santa Claus! Ho ho ho… If Santa joined, I hope you will, too! It’s simple, easy, and free. Join here today. Please note your email address will not be shared or sold. This post also made the front page at C2NN. Wow…my friends are great!
Thank you, again, for all your help and support with Vision First.
God bless you in 2009 with health, happiness, and success!
“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” —William James
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P.S. I’m also an advocate to stop drunk driving.
When you celebrate the new year, please remember…
don’t drink and drive.
You are worth it!
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