Saturday, January 09, 2010

Midnight and Then Some

Juan kept track of time as the minutes passed bringing 2009 closer and closer to an end.

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10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, "HAPPY NEW YEAR!"
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Actually, this was taken some time after the official NYE bottle of champagne was opened. I tried to get a picture of Josh opening the champagne with the cork-a-flying, but I failed. Thankfully, we burned through the first bottle of champagne and Josh opened the second bottle. Tirzah was behind the lens and caught the action. This is my favorite photo of the night.

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A champagne toast. The older I get, the more I find that I enjoy champagne. When I was younger, I would throw back the tiny bit during a NYE or Wedding toast but never asked for more. Now, I find myself getting a refill and savoring the flavor. In fact, I would love a mimosa right now. I still want to have a mimosa party this spring. Imagine a big breakfast, served outdoors, where the gals wear hats and dresses and the boys wear whatever. We can all drink mimosas and eat mini quiche. I think we should do it on March 20th (the first day of spring and the month of my birthday) and I think Larry and Rachel's back yard would be the perfect place. It needs a catchy name.....hmm....you think about it and get back to me, mmmmmkay?

The Kisses:
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I don't remember what Dale did to make me laugh.

A special greeting for Juan:
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Actually, I simply just wanted to click our glasses together but Juan had to throw in the bird. I am not one to receive without giving so I returned the favor.

Gotta go. You have yourself a good day and try to stay warm.
Kiss kiss.

6 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Do eggs benedict with grilled asparagus, grav lox and mini muffins (blueberry, banana nut and lemon poppyseed) serve mimosas and bloody marys and chai(hot) for beverages

8:38 AM  
Blogger sarahsmile3 said...

Mmmmm.....grav lox.

11:19 AM  
Blogger "Miss Bee" said...

"Anonymous" must be Clint. Whoever it is, you are invited to the hoity toity event. I can invite you even though it is Sarah's party, since it's apparently happening in our backyard. ;) (Although....Is grav lox that salmon that is always served at brunches? If so, somebody else is going to have to make it, as I am not a fan and have no idea how to make it.)

1:26 PM  
Blogger sarahsmile3 said...

*I just remembered that March 20th is a SXSW date. We will do the mimosa thing another time.

5:52 PM  
Blogger M--- said...

I've always wanted to have one of those hoity toity gah-den pah-ties dah-ling...I just wanna see who'll show up with the biggest, flowery-est, feathery-ist hat. And I'm liking the menu suggestions sans the grav lox...I'll be at the other dishes with Rachel. Oh, and I'm inviting myself since I read it in your blog. That's the way it works, right?

11:07 AM  
Blogger sarahsmile3 said...

M, that is totally how it works and you will eat the grav lox.

6:40 PM  

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