All at ChezRanger wish all of you the happiest of new years. Two thirds of the Chez are happy to see the end of 2012. Not the shiniest of years, really. We're hoping for an easier year this time, despite the fact the last two digits of the designation are '13'. What does the most important third of the family think about a new year?
Don't let her stoic demeanor fool you. She has lots of enthusiasm for what's around her. My mom gave Maddie a catnip boomerang. What's really funny is that the 'rang stays put and Maddie keeps returning to *it*. Here's a poor quality pic of the cat at play:
Actually, the first thing Maddie did upon our return from the Winter Palace (the Ranger-in-laws) was to knock the gift bag containing this 'rang off the coffee table, destroy it, and begin the serious playing with the new toy. Quite the successful gift!
We had a lovely First-Saturday-of-the-New-Year-Dinner last night, to celebrate. Shrimp Etouffe!
We here hope that you there have a wonderful year.