Royally Ringing In The New Year


January 6, 2024

Davie Wilson's 2023 Xmas setting

They sat quietly.

It was New Year's Eve.

Once, they had ushered in the new year with great expectations and great relish.

There was much to celebrate.

Dress up and make an appearance at the familiar old dump where peanut shells would crunch under their feet and everyone raised whatever they were drinking in a toast.

They were young then.

Let the old coots stay home and be dull.

It was time to party.

Back then, everyone smoked.

Mostly cigarettes - Lucky Strikes, Camels, Winstons, Salems, and Pall Malls ("Outstanding and they are mild!")

The air was consumed with smoke.

If they didn't remem...

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