2007 started out with great friends, great food, and great fun...hopefully an indication of how the rest of the year will play out. Every NYE, one of our kids makes it to midnight and the other falls asleep. The last few years, they've traded off...if Ross makes it one year, Lars stays up the next. The kids at Chez Stoll also split the shift (Lindsay is snoozing upstairs).
The grown-ups hung out in the dining room, with the Emergency Back-up NYE Ball ready in case the Times Square version should encounter trouble.
Chris asserted that you should never drink champagne before midnight on New Year's Eve and here's proof that he's probably right - I would ordinarily know better than to let a consultant do his own rigging and wiring:
I hope your celebrations were as merry!