If you spend any time on the internet at all you might’ve seen the above meme being passed around a few times but in different forms. The newest trend is to come up with a clever set of pictures that depicts a bright and shiny start, a “before” if you will, to the year and a second battle-scarred “after” one to show how we look at the end of a long tough year.
Now I love memes. I love memes so much I’ve made it my life’s work to spend hours viewing as many as possible preferably when I have other more important things to do. Memes hold the stitches of my sanity together, to be honest. But this one, in particular, bothers me. (more…)