When I was in college the week before final exams was called "dead week" because there were no classes. So that always stuck in my mind when it came to Dec. 26 to 31, every year. This year a young lady from the ward stayed with Z. I was in the office a couple of days and at home a couple of days, and it all worked out in the end. MoBob returned the night of the 31st, for a mellow New Year's Eve. I spent New Year's Day at Target since I had several gift cards, and that evening we trekked out to the Washington DC Temple only to find that all the lights were already gone....
Z was disappointed that "The Nutcracker" art exhibit at ARTECHOUSE was not actually a performance of "The Nutcracker."
The public library system hosted a read-in at the National Building Museum.
We had two vouchers for SkillZone that were about to expire so we took advantage.
We went to see a performance of "Snow Day" and found a little igloo at the Atlas Arts Center.
New Year's Eve Day with the Tudor Tots.
Excellent seats for "Mr. Popper's Penguins" at the Kennedy Center.