In these remaining hours of 2011 during the "Frog Days of Winter", the new year is knocking on the door. Ever since I can remember, those tabloid newspapers you see at the supermarket checkout have had cover stories entitled: "Psychics Predictions For New Year".

We'll find out on December 21, 2012 if the Mayan calendar was right about the end of the world, but not to worry. According to a Mayan Calendar website, there are 10 solid reasons why the world won't end on that date. Just click on the link above, and I think you'll be reassured that the world will go on...it has to. After all, many of us have a booklet of car loan payments that go well into 2018!