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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Happy (Belated) New Year from the Park family!


Other than trying my hand at a little chalkboard art below, hubby and I did nothing for the holiday.  We had a couple of invites for parties but we were so exhausted from the work week (sadly it was only a Wednesday) that we hung out on the couch and watched the New Years Eve shows on TV.  Apparently I had fallen asleep on the couch (surprise, surprise) and around 11:45PM hubby tried waking me up.  I wasn't the happiest person in the room and wanted to be left alone, so I was told.  He wouldn't give in and kept trying to wake me up.  He even forced me to sit up, haha.  We watched the rest of the show and rang in the new year quietly in our family room.  There wasn't any toasting of champagne and even the dog was unimpressed, sleeping soundly on her bed.  At least we had a New Year's kiss.


We went to bed shortly thereafter and for the next two hours I was WIDE AWAKE.  I could NOT sleep to save my life!  I think around 3 or 3:30am I finally dozed off only to wake up around the time I normally rise for work around 6am (unless I'm working out in which case I'm up at 4:30am).  Ugh!!

A bit later that morning we watched the annual Rose Parade on TV and of course didn't miss the Rose Bowl on the big screen showing later that day at McMenamins.  They have a ton of super comfy couches lined up in theater style so we made sure to get there early and wait in line for decent seats.  Oh, and they serve adult beverages and a full lunch and dinner menu.  We couldn't have been any happier to watch the ducks completely annihilate FSU.  Oregon broke the record for the most points (59) scored in a Rose Bowl, Oregon's 41 points in the second half were also the most ever scored in one half of a Rose Bowl, and Oregon set the Rose Bowl record for total offensive yards.  It really was an incredible game.  Oh, and let's not forget that Oregon's victory achievement ended FSU's school-record winning streak at 29 games dating back to the 2012 season.


We love our DUCKS!

How did you end up celebrating New Year's Eve this year?  We'd love to hear, share below!

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