Tonight, as some friends and I left a late dinner at Arriba Arriba on 9th Avenue, the wintry winds forced us quickly into cabs for rides back to apartments in different parts of the city.
The chill gave me my first real Christmas feeling of 2009 -- and reminded me it was time to post a clip of "Silver Bells," as I did in 2007 and 2008. For new readers: "Silver Bells" was co-written by Jay Livingston, a native son of my hometown, McDonald, PA.
For this week's "YouTube clip for a peaceful weekend," here's a cover of that great old carol by Relient K.
"Silver Bells" made its debut in the 1951 film "The Lemon Drop Kid.":