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This is Buzzy's Country Store blog designed to keep you apprised of what's going on at the Store. Buzzy's is a general store located in St. Mary's County, Southern Maryland near Pt. Lookout State Park. Buzzy and Jean Ridgell purchased the Store from Jean's father Harry Raley in 1953. Buzzy operated it until his passing in 2009. His son J. Scott Ridgell is the current owner.

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Happy New Year's Eve (Subtitle - Good Riddance 2020!)

So just how did the New York Times Square dropping of a ball come to be THE sight to see on New Year's Eve?  Here is the story:


How did New Year's eve start? The history and tradition explained (mic.com)
Thief that I am, I "appropriated" the ball drop idea with a Buzzy spin on it by dropping a ten ounce Bud on New Year's Eve.  Since Buzzy's will be closed this particular New Year's Eve, here is a video of a previous drop filmed by Kim:
  
Been a hard year but up we go. Here's to a calmer, safer and funner 2021. (Recognize that funner ain't a word, but it should be!)

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