Set a spell, take your shoes off, ya'll come back now, ya hear?
Happy New Year, Al! :)
Love me some Alka-Seltzer.
Well if it's a tradition, bottoms up, kiddo. We don't let good traditions go to waste. And as far as the ball..... Oh Well. See ya around in 2013.
I hear it was breathtaking.
Happy new year, hope a good one is had at your pad!
A good year to be had.No sense cryin'.Really ain't so badwithout the bloody Mayans.
Ha ha! I'm very tempted to say something witty (and unoriginal) about balls dropping, but will resist and wish you a Happy New Year instead. Happy New Year! :-)
No, no, once I entered my late 40's, the balls have dro...oh, wait. Yeah, some things are better left unsaid.
If you'd drunk that bottle of wine earlier, you might have got up to take a leak just before the ball dropped. It's a great way to see in the New Year.
But then I might have taken a leak in the bookcase. Better I slept.
Sadly, I dropped without the wine. :)
Ain't that the way it usually ends up when you're no longer in your 20's?
I was asleep around midnight too
No worries. I hear they'll have another one just like it in 12 months.
Happy New Year 2013, Al.At least no balls dropped on you.
Good thing I locked the front door. I think that hobo followed me home from Wawa. And I didn't like the look on his face.
I woke up at a quarter to twelve and managed to see the ball drop; of course it had dropped three hours earlier on the East Coast. Happy New Year.
Isn't that anticlimactic, watching the hoopla three hours ahead of you? On the other hand, hangovers are three hours ahead, too.
Here they used to do the ball drop time delayed so it was actually midnight. Now, they don't care so they show the New York ball drop at 11 o'clock. I call bullshit and refuse to watch.
Bullshit in Iowa, vomit in NYC.Plus, rats the size of collies.Or is that hookers?
AAAAAwwwww you look so cute sleeping. I feel asleep at 8:30 and got back up to see the fantabulous event just in the nick of time (11:57). Went back to bed at 12:03 and slept straight thru til 8am. Old broads like me need their beauty sleep.
The TV just kept getting fuzzier and fuzzier until, around 3 am, I woke up to watch it watching me.
I can't imagine a country where the balls drop every single year - Is it like Sumo and they get stuffed back up before the main event.... Does the USA voice get slightly deeper every year. I guess waiting for the balls to drop probably beats missing the Fireworks in London despite being under 100 metres away from them... Have a good 2013
As our balls drop ever lower, our voice gets deeper, we eat supper at 3:00, and we want those damn kids to stop playing on the lawn or we'll call the cops, dammit.Plus, you can't overestimate the value of a good pair of nose hair clippers.
Ball beat me too. On the plus side, I felt fine when I woke up this morning. No headache. No cotton mouth. No stranger next to me. Happy 2013!
And, as we get older, isn't that what's really important?Reminds me of a joke (oh, hell, what doesn't?)..."Did you wake up feeling grouchy this morning?""No, I let her sleep."BA DUM BUM
Have a happy new year Al, 2013 will hopefully be a good year for you guys, you deserve it man!
So far, we're thousands of dollars in debt so it looks li...oh, that's probably bad, isn't it?
Happy new year Al, maybe you'll beat the ball next year.
Just as long as nobody beats MY ball.
I spent New Years alone, sober, and in front of a computer screen. :P
Were you doing some sort of college work? I thought you were on break...?
I was asleep before midnight and didn't even drink any alcohol...I ran out of chocolate wine the day before!
I bombed out at 10. Just too tired. Even though I went to bed early I didn't get alot of sleep, getting up at 11:30, going back to sleep....this happened at least 3 times during the night/wee morning hours. I finally got up a 9 and I was still tired.Happy New Year. Whoopie.