If you’re in San Antonio, it’s hard to think of a better place to spend New Year’s Eve than the roof of the Cameo Theatre. You get a great show, and if there’s room for you up there, you get a fantastic view of the downtown fireworks. Much as I loathe the term “bucket list”, seeing in a new year at the Cameo, alongside friends both old and new, really is one of those things you just have to do.
For me, standing on that roof last night, watching those fireworks unfurl, became a strange kind of meditative experience, much like staring into the candle. That moment when the old year and the new meet is one of the few times when you can simultaneously look back and look forward. And there was a lot to look back upon in 2010, just as I know there’ll be a lot to look forward to in 2011. Continue reading