Thursday, January 01, 2009

Happy New Year Sun!

I'm not much a night owl and having some flu/cold sickness circulating through the house lately doesn't help. I did stay up long enough to say Happy New Year to the fam and see the peach drop (on TV).

Bringing in the New Year here in Georgia was a little different from what we were used to in northern MN. The peach drop I mentioned was supposed to bring in 100,000 people... gulp. I first asked Tim, "was it 10,000 people that are going to be in downtown Atlanta?" as I watched Dick Clark's Rockin New Year's and Atlanta's Peach drop. He informed me it was more like 100,000! Wow. Pretty much the population of the 2 cities where I grew up... crazy.


Then as I was closing my eyes and laying down to bed I could hear the fireworks going off across the lake. Opening up my blinds I could see through our trees multi-colored lights flickering in the distance. That was cool. Also cool were the happy sounds I could hear downstairs.

Alec talking to his cousin on X-box live. And Kyra and Abbi typing happily away on their computers.


I didn't get any photos of the fireworks last night but I did snatch some snapshots of the New Year's sunrise.



Where's that sun? There's the lake. (and it's not frozen, which I know you all know but I have to keep telling myself that!) These are taken from our back deck.


There it is! Happy New Year Sun!



I'm much more of a sunrise girl.


5 comments:

Sandra Dodd said...

Not frozen. I used to wonder "What the hell's an ice fish!?" I love seeing your photos and I always like to hear the thoughts of people who have moved to (or even visited) very different places.

Happy 2009!

Alex Polikowsky said...

Happy New Year!

Madeline said...

Happy New year Kelli to you and your wonderful family. It was wonderful catching up here.

mindy said...

What a gorgeous sunset...a welcome sight to bring in the new year!

Tina said...

Happy New Year Kelli!!

Nick was putting together a large Star Wars Lego set the same time Alec was.