My friend Brenda who came all the way from LA to Paris especially for the week-end.
I think that my best dish in the world is my pumpkin soup, which I hadn't made in 3 years. I was inspired to make it as a started and it was a big hit. (Followed by Turkey with Wild mushrooms, many other dishes and pastry and ice cream for desert. Lots of calories but kept people sober.)
Just before midnight, Katie Roberts, a very well njazz pianist played for us. We had a pause at midnight, welcomed ion the New Year with hugs, kisses and champagne and then Katie played some more. She was as great as she is lovely.
Everyone getting ready for Katy's performance.
Her performances are top-notch, and the music has been quoted as "...jazz like we love it, swinging elegantly, moving the soul", (Jazz Magazine, April, 2003), "...