For new year's eve 2009, I watch a video I made myself that I
shot on New Year's Eve 1999.
I worked for a large Hotel at this time that was planning a
news year's celebration. There was no guests, nor customers
that showed up. In the years I worked for this Hotel, I never
saw the lobby so deserted, and vacant except for a few
employees. The mass media fear of Y2K had it's effect. That
it scared people away, big, and small from new years
celebrations. I was off work a hour before midnight. The
only thing that attracted crowds of people was the fireworks
that were planned, and paid for in advanced.
During my work that new years eve 1999, I had to put up with
a screen saver on my computer, COUNT DOWN TO Y2K, that
was installed by management for that night only.
Just right across from where I later watch the fireworks, there was a hippie joint full of drunken young adults. When the count
down to the new year begun, you can hear a guy shouting
at the top of his lungs FIVE MINUTES TO LIVE,
than a minute later FOUR MINUTES TO LIVE, and so on.
The only Y2K experience I had, that on New Years Day in
which I worked, I received a few faxes with the year
We all survived into the first decade of the 21st Century,
and into 2010. HAPPY NEW YEAR, AND DECADE. :sign-party-time: