As the calendar turns over once more, we already have begun to look ahead at what is coming in 2019. And yet we make our predictions with the knowledge that most of what we forecast will be wrong. After all, who among us predicted that 2018 would see Trumbull High School dismiss early due to flooding...and a foul smell? Or that March, which is supposed to go out like a lamb, would instead see three nor’easters strike in less than two weeks?
So before we ring in 2019, let’s take one last look back on 2018, all the surprises and headlines that made our eyes widen in surprise, our mouths curl into a smile, or both.