One way of celebrating the anniversary [my initial search on traditional toasts on YouTube was disappointing]:

Revisiting the X-factor, whose affective amplitude I tracked for awhile sometime ago, here are a first and last performance of “What a Wonderful World” by one among many other “surprise discoveries”.

An exchange from the first audition that may strike a blogging (and certainly other) chord:

Jury’s Q: You got friends here today?

Stacey Solomon’s A: NOT YET [then, a shy-yet-glowing smile]

first audition (song starts at approx. 1 min into vid) and more

final