Hello Inspy Romancers! Can you believe today is the last day of 2022? I truly can’t. It seems like the older I get, the faster time passes, wouldn’t you agree?
Before we say goodbye to this year, let’s take a look back at some events that occurred over the past twelve months. Thanks to the internet, there were plenty of news articles for me to choose from when I compiled this list. So, without further ado, here’s our year in review.
January: Poet Maya Angelou became the first Black woman to be featured on a U.S. quarter.
February: The Winter Olympics took place in Beijing, China.
March: Phil Collins and Genesis performed their last concert.
April: The Axiom-1 mission sent the first private crew to the International Space Station on April 8. On April 27, SpaceX’s all-private Crew-4 mission also flew to the ISS.
May: Taco Bell’s Mexican Pizza came back on the menu.
June: Queen Elizabeth II Celebrated 70 Years On The English Throne.
July: Facebook redesigned the home feed.
August: Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck got married.
September: M&M’s revealed a new color for the first time in over a decade: purple.
October: Trader Joe’s brought back free samples in their stores.
November: The Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York welcomed twin elephants.
December: Three Inspy Romance authors released new books this month, bringing the total books released this year by Inspy Romance authors to 61.
And there you have it, folks—12 newsworthy events from 2022! I hope you enjoyed this look back.
Now it’s your turn to chime in! What significant event(s) do you remember from 2022? And how many books did you read this year? Feel free to share in the comments below. I look forward to reading your answers!