Closed between Monday, December 22, 2013, and Wednesday, January 1, 2014, Johnson County Community College will reopen tomorrow. Monday, in my neighborhood, is when trash is collected, so I set my alarm for six in the morning in an attempt to restore the damage to my circadian rhythms. While I was awake for more daylight than I had for eight days, I did not go to bed until four this morning. Oh, well.
New Year’s Eve: Global revelers ring in 2014 with booms and flashes
“A massive, exuberant crowd of revelers from all over the world packed New York City streets to watch the crystal-covered ball in Times Square descend in a celebration of 2014’s arrival, capping off a global wave of festivities that also included a record-breaking fireworks …”
“17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation.
The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. (2 Corinthians 5:17)”
Pinkie Pie’s New Year Spirit- New Years Collab by *EMedina13 on deviantART
While our friend Ra was hosting a party north of the river, Aaron and I visited a mutual friend, and watched Riddick, then Donnie Darko.
We watched the last half hour before the ball drop; Melissa Etheridge sang one of her hits, and followed with “Imagine,” where she shot it four times, and dragged it through a swamp, and hanged it up, and put its head on a pike.
Denton had decided against Ra’s party, so he, Beasley, and I watched The Nude Bomb — no, it was neither Showgirls, nor Striptease, nor Eyes Wide Shut — just the adaptation of Get Smart to the big screen.