Panel 1: As John puts Liz to be for New Years' Eve night, we find Elly in a pensive mood today as she reminds him that they're on the threshold of a whole new year. Just between you and me, it sounded more inspirational when she said "whole new decade."
Panel 2: Elly wonders what the new
Panel 3: John tells her not to worry so much because the
Panel 4: Said way is one day at a time.
Summary: Back when I first saw this on New Years Day 1990, I shrugged, smiled a bit and dismissed it as the sort of greeting card platitude it is. This is because I had no more idea than anyone else what we'd be seeing in January 1991: Level 3 Liz (the one with the high pony tail and the glasses) filled with angst while staring at a crib and wondering why they put it in her room.