A little late, but whatevs. I had a wonderful Christmas weekend with TWO massive homecooked feasts (plus a modest breakfast, concocted by moi), lots of family nonsense, gift giving, my aunt's sweet potato pie (recreated by my brother), fresh cheese and chili tamales (which I've been craving for months), and the pleasure of helping make my husband's family's first Christmas in the USA a memorable one.
I have an entire week off of work, which I scheduled back in May, and the thought of which has been the light at the end of my tunnel ever since. I have slept in till 7:30, crocheted a cowl, a scarf, and a hat, finished a novel, got my hair cut and a mani/pedi, taken daily siestas with my husband... and lived it up, basically. I <3 Vacation. Six more days to enjoy before I have to go back!
Since I will not be boozing it up this New Year's Eve, I was momentarily at a loss for plans... when an add in the newspaper caught my eye. So, on New Year's Eve, we will be packing up our in-laws, boarding the Metrolink to Union Station, and walking over to the Ahmanson where we will be seeing:
I am sooooooo excited! I can think of no better way to end the year than with Broadway. Peace, friends!