Thursday, December 28, 2006

Happy New Year

I am going to say Happy New Year now because I am not sure when I will be back. Our computers are in the bedroom and I would blog after Dr John went to bed. He retires early.

It has been awhile since we have stayed up to midnight on New Year's eve. In the year 2000, we babysat for my son. The children were all young and I got them all in bed and asleep. What we didn't know was the city celebrated with fireworks. At midnight out came the booms and bangs. Everyone up, some crying out of fear, so we saw the New Year and century in. I think that was the last time we were up at midnight. We do a little cheeting by watching those who celebrate earlier.

Whatever you do, have a great time and be safe. They can go together.


Blogger Jill said...

Ah,yes Happy New Year! I don't think we will be up late. I am hoping it will be quieter here than it was at the old house. It was so noisy there the dogs were scared! Since we are closer to one of the main streets maybe there won't be so many fireworks going off. I know that is wishful thinking...

9:54 AM  
Blogger QuillDancer said...

Betty, I have always made a practice of staying in on New Tear's Eve -- much safer. And since I'm in, I'm usually in bed at the same old early hour.

4:36 PM  
Blogger QuillDancer said...

Oh! And of course, Happy New Year to you -- though I'll be back to say it right and proper on the right and proper day!

4:37 PM  
Blogger Catch said...

Betty you have a blessed New Year too hon, whether your sound asleep or up celebrating!!!

9:12 PM  
Blogger Nea said...

Happy New Year Betty.....we also don't always hear the new year come in, sometimes, yes, but not always. Haven't really partied in years, but we do occasionally tip back a glass of Boilo to the New Year. Will have to wait and see if we stay up. Our neighborhood has a tendancy to bring out the guns. When they do that, and start shooting I always hope that they haven't had too much to drink and can't tell which way they are aiming. haha

9:35 PM  
Blogger MzAriez said...

Betty, have a happy new year's too. May 2007 be your best year yet!

1:40 AM  
Blogger The Old Fart said...

Happy New Year Betty, Wishing you and Dr John a great 2007.

11:31 PM  
Blogger QuillDancer said...

Happy New Year!

7:31 AM  
Blogger Bella said...

Happy New Year, Betty!

Hope you enjoyed yours.

2:06 PM  
Blogger Mimi said...

Happy New Year!

7:18 PM  

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