Thursday, January 01, 2009
Cheers to a Fabulous New Year
I hope you all had a wonderful evening spent with friends and family last night, and rang in the new year with cheer! My family and I joined in the festivities in downtown Raleigh and rang in the "new year" watching the acorn drop (Raleigh is known as the 'City of Oaks', and this is its nod to our heritage) at the reasonable hour of 7pm. Fireworks ensued and we all went home feeling like we had already rung in 2009.
This afternoon, we'll spend in Chapel Hill with friends getting our fill of hoppin' john, collard greens and cornbread, then walking along the Haw River for a little reflection. I'm excited to celebrate the new year and all that it will bring, and I can't think of a better way to ring it in than with old friends.
I wish you and your family a sparkling new year filled with health, happiness and prosperity!