What more could one ask for - cold and breezy! Only snow is missing to make it complete evening.
In keeping with the time honored traditions:
The year past: "could have been better."
The year ahead: "it will be better."
So now that I have all the standards out of the way, I can ramble on in a pointless manner appropriate for the evening. I haven't been a big New Year's Eve partier for years, so this is usually a calm and collected evening that many times ends before midnight with the siren call of my bed. Tonight is going to be no different. So
here's to ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ......