Happy New Year! It’s 2018 now!

Happy New Year! It’s the time again to bid farewell to another year. Goodbye 2017! 2017 has been a smooth year for me filled with travels, studies and love from my family. I have spent most of the entire year in Australia for my study, and it was the same for the year 2016 as […]

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The history of new year ball

Portsmouth, England 1829 British sailing ships use Chronometer navigate time it wasn’t working properly. Later they use ball for time.

The first New Year’s Eve Ball dropped from a flagpole  in 1907 to rally attention to the new New York Times building. Made from iron and wood, the Ball was decorated with hundred light bulbs.

Beginnings (1907–1908) The first New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square was held on December 31, 1904; The New York Times’ owner, Adolph  decided to celebrate the opening of the newspaper’s new headquarters, One Times Square, with a New Year’s fireworks show on the roof of the building to welcome 1905.

The current Ball is a whopping and around 11 feet wide.

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2018

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2018




Light Show

Light Show:)



Neighborhood Synchronized Christmas Lights Show

Neighborhood Synchronized Christmas Lights Show

Yucaipa, California


Christmas lights competition

Christmas lights competition.

So far 21,086 views. Later on, more people will enjoy this light show without spending their money. Good work!!!!



Favorite Christmas Books

Hi friends– When we drag out the Christmas decorations around here, I also climb up onto a chair reach the top bookshelf where we keep a beloved collection of Christmas books. I pull down all the favorites and plop them on the corner of the coffee table, ready to read with grand-girls when they come […]

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