For this week, since I’m quite curious, post about what you did for New Year’s and what your traditions are each year. Have fun!
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We don't really have anything traditional that we do here at all. Some years we go to friend's houses & hang out & play games. Some years we have folks come to our house & hang out & play games. Some years we put the kids to bed early & watch TV. It truly varies.
I already blogged about part of our New Years celebration for this year. You can read about it by clicking HERE.
What I neglected to tell you was that as soon as we tucked in the boys in to bed - around 8:30pm - we popped in a DVD to watch of one of our favorite TV shows, Bones. We get a lot of our series through Netflix & it makes the viewing faster & eliminates commercials. We typically watch anywhere from 2-4 episodes in a sitting.
We decided to go for all four episodes. I did well until about the third episode - nearing on 10pm at this point. I knew I was drifting in & out & finally just gave up. I missed the last fifteen minutes so hubby told me "who-dun-it-and-why." I sat up instead of reclining on the couch & munched some M&M's & drank some Diet Dew (my drink of choice) & managed to watch the rest of the the series.
Then we watched a bit of the ball dropping but I swear I missed it. Did they even show it? It seems like they showed a bit of it & then the 2009 sign. We were watching Dick Clark & I have to admit it was a tad painful to hear him talk. The poor man is in his late 70's & had a stroke. His speech is affected & it was hard to understand him at certain points.
So that was our exciting celebration for 2009.