Sunday, January 4, 2009

New Year's Eve

The New Year's Gala at the Hampton Inn was wonderful. The food and wine never ended. It made me wish I could take my left-over food home as I would never be able to dance had I cleaned my plate for all of the seven courses. The DJ and band kept the dance-floor packed, but not so much that us ballroom dancers couldn't carve out a wedge for ourselves. The company, two other couples from the studio and their family, was wonderful. What fun! Wayne and I danced until 1:30 in the morning, and he almost had to carry me up to our hotel room because my feet hurt so much.

That's a tradition worth making. I hope we'll do it again next year!

My fascinator drew much favourable comment. Only one other woman wore one, a tiny veil-and-feather jobbie that looked spectacular on her. Here's the full effect of mine.

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2 comments:

Domestic Witch said...

That is gorgeous!!

Velda said...

Stunning..and I absolutely LOVE your hair done up in the braid like that. I'm glad you both had a wonderful time - one you so much deserved!