"Hoppy my foot. Here I sit on my carpeted throne, staring at an empty food plate. What kind of a way to start a New Year is that? Hmmm? Slaves, oh slaves .... " - The Princess the Regal.
"OK. OK. Coming my precious one. Right after one last look at snow-covered Mount Baker and its surrounds before the light fades. Happy New Year to all - may it be as good as it can be for you. (Looks like it will be about the same as before for me.)" - RG the laggard.