Ah yes, a new year, and a new start to the blog portion of this developing online coffee shop. Message 1: It’s time to stop worrying about perfection. I always seem to have a new idea that I try to sculpt in my mind like it has to be intricately designed before put into action. “I’m laying the groundwork,” I say. Well, fuck it, lay it out and work as it comes. That’s my 2012 goal. People, it’s time to throw a few pieces in the mix so some form of your idea exists in the real (internet) world. Here’s mine: The Cardboard Smile Blog featuring In The New Year, by the Walkmen. It debuted in Summer 2008. I don’t know what all the lyrics mean, but when I looked them up online they seemed altogether sad. Whatever. It pumps me up and makes me want to dance. Just saying. Here’s to personal interpretation.