January 1, 2010 Is Long Gone January 1, 2010 Is Long Gone January 1, 2010 IS long gone. But January 1, 2011 is still three months away. If not this year, when? If you don’t think anyone notices, think again. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.