Saturday, January 01, 2005
HAPPY NEW YEAR.... not so loud

actually i rang in the year early - thanks to a pity party and MUCH liquor and drunken dials....then as my beloved #3sc puts it - took a little night night .... then back up about 11:15 for some more phone calls and watching the big peach drop ( i'm in atlanta remember ) ... then back to the Law & Order SVU marathon ... i know it doesn't sound very exciting - and actually it wasn't - BUT about 3:30 Mike starts barking his head off - and my neighbors are outside toasting the new year ... and *ding dong* they're at my house and we have another cocktail or two - and i send them all in all not awful .. not great ( cause i HATE being alone on New Year's Eve ... but i've had worse nights ....

and still i'm pretty optimistic about 2005 - i think good things are going to happen....and that dear bloggers doesn't suck.

wanna know something that DOES??? my new years present ...a fucking ZIT!!! i'm 34 years old - i'm too old for this crap .... if i am going to have a zit like a teenager - i want the ZERO responsibility of a teenager ... who do i need to talk to about that?

so eating specific things on New Year's Day a southern thing or does everyone do it ... i for some reason HAVE to make either greens or cabbage, black eyed peas, cornbread, and usually some kind of ham product today ... it's supposed to bring good luck and health and love and all that jazz. I'm pretty sure i didn't do it last year - and as we all know - last year was all manner of fucked up - so i'm gonna see if i can't start this one a little bit better .... so far so good - it's almost 70 degrees here - i have all the windows open and i see mike and i taking a walk at the mountain today ... so there are worse ways to spend a day ....

i hope everyone is nursing their headaches and hangovers ... and has good stories to tell....and if i called you drunk ... sorry - unless i was funny - then YAY ME!

live it, love it, kiss it, spank it.

posted by Allie @ 1/01/2005 01:19:00 PM


At 1:39 PM, Blogger Seven said...

Dear Bitchcakes!

special foods are a custom in my family as well.stuffed cabbage with a dime hidden inside will bring a broken tooth and the promise of lots of money in the new year! lol and of couse the obligatory black-eyed peas and ham. who the hell thinks this stuff up anyway?

glad to see ya survived the passage and are here to tell about it! =)
i used to like the old peach drop but the newer one is pretty cool too at underground atlanta

luv ya, now gimme a lil bite!

At 2:01 PM, Blogger tinyhands said...

I haven't had "lucky" black-eyed-peas in several years and my life is just...oh shit.

At 4:04 PM, Blogger christ*el #3tx said...

i SURE did get a shout out in the first damned paragraph. yay unto me.

and i think MY new years might have sucked more. i was on the couch, reading when it hit 12:00. with my husband asleep in the other room.

fucking auld lang syne and all that bullllllshit.

At 5:44 PM, Blogger Tasty said...

The Pomegranate, The Fig, and our parents are going to eat steaks for dinner. Is that anything?

Happy New Year, sister! From the girl who kissed her parents and her brother at midnight last night! HEHEHEHEH!

At 6:29 PM, Blogger Allie#3ga said...

umm... kissed the fig.

i kissed the dog ... so that's something ... a sad something- but something nonetheless

At 10:17 PM, Blogger Kristin said...

Happy New Year! It was pretty quiet around here too. I like it that way. As for the black eyed peas, I'll pass, they taste like dirt.

At 11:30 PM, Blogger M'Ary* said...

I'm pretty sure I was kissing the Big Gay Husband at midnight, but I vaguely remember some turn of events that resulted in my gal-pal Bubba slipping me a little tongue to the delight of the straight men in attendance. She was "THAT" girl and I was her understudy last night. But then, I didn't get anything written on my butt with a Sharpie, and she did.

At 12:21 AM, Blogger amy said...

i literally was so drunk i lost my cell phone to call you and i had promised to call. i am sooooooooo sorry. i found my cell much much later and so after the fact that it was already jan. 1st and too late to call ya. i did not get to kiss any boys, men or even fuckwits. i did kiss my Bridget Jones posse though (cheeks only). still my friend, happy frickn' new everything. hugs, inky still sporting the tierra

At 5:08 PM, Blogger Champagnelady59 said...

wound up kissing my husband, son and assorted friends at midnight.....good start to the new year.

At 7:40 PM, Blogger hamada said...

انا لا استطبع الكتابة بالانجليزية جيدا ولكنى أريد أن أعبر عن مدى إعجابى بأسلوب الكاتبة فشكرا لها . لقد استمتعت كثيرا وأنا أقراء لكى


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