Demolish false hopes.
Make list of friends I still want to see.
Decide on arrangements for New Year’s party. Quiet or raucous?
Invite some more people – don’t want to be alone.
Write to all those who’ve turned me down.
Transform bitterness into something creative.
Inform lawyer of my final resolution.
Meet undertakers and priest.
Prepare final invitations – they’ll all come this time.
Get lawyer to send them out the day after…