The clock is moving toward midnight (when all the kissin' starts) and the band is playing up a storm. Get your champagne glasses ready as 2020 is almost here!
We had several people from the Old Ranch party admire the
synchronized dancing on display in our room;
They were invited to join in!
Notice some people come in and some go out during the song!
"On New Year's Eve the whole world celebrates the fact that a date changes. Let us celebrate the dates on which we change the world." ―Akilnathan Logeswaran
Mike and Bridgette take a time-out
Romance is definitely in the air this evening
Lind and John getting ready for midnight
Smoooooch! She is practicing for midnight
"The New Year is a painting not yet painted; a path not yet stepped on; a wing not yet taken off! Things haven't happened as yet! Before the clock strikes twelve, remember that you are blessed with the ability to reshape your life!" ―Mehmet Murat ildan
Blue champagne really looks inviting
Who is this masked woman???
Ready for anything
Midnight is a few minutes away
Dancing the night away
Andrea and Marcin show us how it is done
Justuss is out and about!
Swing-time at the ranch
Some off-roading going on as the dance floor is solid
Awaiting the twelve o'clock call
Cute couple and also Topper's
"Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end." —Seneca
Lisa does he famous walrus impression
Many many uses for chopsticks!
Another decade now in the history books dear grandchildren
"I'll drink to that!"
Hugs all the way around
"What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven't even happened yet." —Anne Frank
A wonderful evening, new decade and new friends
The crowd clears out by 12:30 PM
Our son-in-laws are just getting started
Lisa is ready to hit the barn
"Tell me that was not a yawn"
"Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending." —Carl Bard
It's 2020 and Lisa is ready to go home...
which is at the Ayres hotel this fine night
The bearded one wants one more dance
We're out of here
"The kids" come to visit and say goodnight
Brenda is attempting to sneak in her famous good-night expression
thinking the cameraman is old and will not capture the moment
I make like I am taking an artsy-shot and then....
CLICK! We captured the moment. Goodnight Brenda and Sam!
"Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand and melting like a snowflake." —Francis Bacon Sr.