The countdown begins soon and with the New Year around the corner, memories of 2010 are fading and new hopes are on the horizon.

What do you think of the year 2010 in a nutshell — was it a good or bad year for you? How did your friends and family fare?

Did you follow through on any of your New Year’s resolutions last year?—What are some of your resolutions in 2011?

What are you most hopeful about in the year ahead?