Year By Year!!

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

We have celebrated every year and now we keep track using the magic of the web.

What Have We Done In Past Years?

Year New Years Eve Floats Comments
2003 Stayed home alone Yes Back surgery recovery
2004 Santa Ana Elks Yes Great fun with dear friends.
2005 Stayed home with Porter's Yes Saw "The Boyfriend" at OCPAC
2006 Stayed home with Porter's Yes At at Fiorito's for dinner
2007 Long Beach Mariott w/ Tracy Wells Yes First time with Tracy Wells at the Long Beach Marriott
2008 Long Beach Mariott w/ Tracy Wells Yes Thai-Italian Restaurant and then Tracy Wells at the Long Beach Marriott
2009 Long Beach Mariott w/ Tracy Wells Yes New Years Eve with Tracy Wells at the Long Beach Marriott  .New Years Day dinner at Jeanetted house
2010 Santa Ana Elks Lodge Yes At at home with Porter's on New Years Day... Then to Disneyland
2011 Santa Ana Elks Lodge Yes Played golf at Old Ranch 1/1/2011
2012 Santa Ana Elks Lodge Yes Yucatan Grill for a Mexican lunch
2013 Long Beach Mariott w/ Tracy Wells Yes Took pictures at the Schulte wedding. Tracy Wells at the Long Beach Marriott
2014 Long Beach Mariott w/ Tracy Wells Yes Tracy Wells at the Long Beach Marriott
2015 Long Beach Mariott w/ Tracy Wells Yes Tracy Wells at the Long Beach Marriott
2016 Long Beach Mariott w/ Tracy Wells Yes Tracy Wells at the Long Beach Marriott
2017 Santa Ana Elks Lodge Yes Tracy retired but we have Nine Carat Gold at Old Ranch.
2018 Old Ranch Country Club Yes First time at Old Ramch as private party with 9 Carat Golf
2019 Old Ranch Country Club Yes Year two at the ranch with 106 people
2020 Patty's Place (COVID) No This was a difficult New Years as Sue passed in February and I was still devistated.  Dr. Mary joined the Zaitz and I at Patty's Place for a quiet celebration.
2021 Staying Home No COVID is going strong but we decided to stay home.  I stayed at Mary's and we went into the Swim Spa late into the evening. She is becoming a very important part of my life! We got married in July of this year!
2022 Santa Ana Elks Lodge No COVID is going strong but we decided to throw caution to the wind and celebrate.  Mary and I are now one as of July 28th and she lite up my life. Sue would be happy and my family is estatic.
2023 Santa Ana Elks Lodge No We went to the Santa Ana Elks again eventough we worried about the music.
2024 Santa Ana Elks Lodge No We went to the Santa Ana Elks again eventough we worried about the music.