Then: Alcohol lubricated the libido.
Now: Alcohol puts the libido to sleep.
Then: Make the music so loud we can’t talk
Now: Can you turn that down a little?
Then: Meet at a friend’s house at 6pm for a few and noshing.
Then: Drink ‘til you dance like Fred and Ginger.
Now: Watch the Ball drop if you can stay awake that long.
Then: Pay $100.00 for party reservations; dinner included.
Now: $15.00 for a DVD of Dr. Zhivago; leftovers for supper.
Then: Two bottles of Dom Pérignon.
Then: Your parents listened to Guy Lombardo.
Now: You listen to Guy Lumbago.
Then: You woke up late and felt like you’d been run over buy a Mack Truck
Now: You meet friends for brunch and talk about the “good ol’ days”.
Then: Went to bed at 4am.
Now: Get up at 4am to empty your bladder.
Then: Wrote a list of New Year’s resolutions with expectations of success.
Now: Make sure my will is up to date.
Then: I didn’t like New Years Eve parties.
Now: Still don’t like New Year’s Eve parties.
Now and then it’s good to look back before you plan ahead!