Last Day of 2004


I really don’t care that much about New Year’s Eve. I’m not a partier, I’m not a drinker, I don’t stay up until Midnight. We are going to a friend’s house for a New Year’s dinner, but we’ll be home long before the changeover. (Note: I did not mention a sphere descending. Nor will I. Times Square can go pound sand.)

I’m more interested in tomorrow, when I take down all the Christmas stuff and pack it away. I like that. I like the swept up look. Start the year clean. Beyond that, I’m just glad that life will get back into routines.

Not that I haven’t enjoyed Christmas, or the time off. But after a while, I just want my regular life back.

And no, I don’t make New Year’s Resolutions. I just go on with things. If I haven’t done it previously, I won’t do it now. I’ll make changes when I think of them, rather than saving them up in a big batch for the beginning of a year. That’s just overwhelming.

Ain’t I a bundle of cheer today?

2 thoughts on “Last Day of 2004

  1. Sounds like us. We never go out for New Years and this year is no different. A friend was going to come over to watch all of LOTR but it looks like she isn’t coming so I’ll take a bath, read, watch movies while Carrie dives into an orgy of slaying while playing World Of Warcraft.

  2. Sounds like us. We went out to get a book for me to read on the plane tomorrow only to find that stupid Barnes & Nobles closed early. WTF is up with that?

    I was so looking forward to starting Neal Stephenson’s Baroque Cycle series now that they’re starting to come out in paperback.