New Year's Blast

Well, the epic New Year's party has come and gone. It was a good time. A dozen or so of my friends showed up and we did this whole colorado ski lodge sort of thing. Since we didn't have much for snow or for hills, we went skating instead. I shoveled off our little pond (it's about the size of a hockey rink) and dad cut firewood for us. We had a coleman lantern hung up for light, and it was a whole lot of fun.
Eventually we came back inside and had fondue, then hung out and talked and played Catch Phrase for hours. We finally went to bed at 4 or 4:30 in the morning, then woke up around nine. The first day of the new year was spent in the company of friends, and we lounged around, played a couple more rounds of Catch Phrase, and generally had a good time. I didn't get out of my pajamas until 4:00 in the afternoon to clean everything up. A good day.