You should have heard us explain to the girls the next day that Daddy ate raw fish. ("Was it DEAD?" Jenna asked, completely perplexed.)
We finished the night by having yummy chocolate cake with fruit and very, very sweet and very, very yummy champagne at Tom and Angel's house.
The boys' appetizer: sashimi
A perfect way to ring in 2009.
And much better than the New Year's Eves of my youth, in which my parents would say, Why stay up? It's already the New Year somewhere in Europe. I'm going to bed.