What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

Norman Reeves Paris Street

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“Maybe it’s much too early in the game
Ah, but I thought I’d ask you just the same
What are you doing New Year’s
New Year’s Eve?”  *

Will there be city lights?

Ernest Fiene illus City Lights

Herbelot watercolor Paris

Van Gogh “Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, Arles”

What will you wear?

John LaGatta illus “The Scarlet Woman”

Carl Oscar August Erickson illus Vogue “Dietrich”

Will there be dancing??

Edward Frederick Brewtnall Under the Mistletoe

Léon Bakst “Anna Pavlova in the Ballet ‘Oriental Fantasy'”

Renoir “Dancing at the Moulin de la Galette”

Jon Whitcomb illustrator

Irving Ramsay Wiles illustrator

And a good band??

Georgio Vasari “Musicians”

Maybe you’ll go to the symphony . . .

Raoul Dufy “Chamber Music”

Or to the movies??

Maurice Brianchon lithograph

♫ “Maybe I’m crazy to suppose . .. I’d ever be the one you chose
Out of a thousand invitations you received . . .”

photo Lake Placid NY

Or maybe you’ll be like me—cozy at home with a good book.  (My husband will
have the pipe!)

*Song lyrics by Frank Loesser 1947

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3 Responses to What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

  1. Mary Jo says:

    How much fun!!! I love reading this and looking at all the pictures, even the little music notes are cute. The two little people are really getting around town, and how nice they look in stunning red and top hat! Love following them on their adventure, even to the library for a good mystery. Happy New Year to them, and you, and all!

  2. booksilver says:

    My favorite post so far, I think! (Up there with the Snaps!)

    I’m spending a quiet New Year’s, reading about these little persons’ exciting one….

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