Monthly Archives: December 2008

>Housing crisis

>I don’t feel even remotely close to qualified to analyze the crisis our country is in. But last night I was watching “Dateline”, and they had a couple of segments about the housing crisis. Chris Hanson was on the scene to show officers evicting people from their homes. I started watching out of curiosity, and was quickly moved to sadness. When things are going good in your world you tend to have blinders on. At least that’s how it is for me. I know I am blessed and I am very thankful to be where I am. But seeing families evicted from their houses was heart wrenching. Kids, unsure of what’s going on. All they know is they are being forced to leave the only place they’ve known as home. This just breaks my heart. I could go on and on about this I’ll just leave you with this. Enjoy the ones you’re with this holiday season.

>It’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas

>Whew, what a busy week! It started on Sunday of last week. We went to a Christmas orchestra concert. Emilys’ mom Nancy is in the orchestra, it’s also the same orchestra Emily is a member. She is on sabbatical until she is finished with grad school. The concert was a good time. Then on TuesdayContinue Reading

>Saying goodbye to my 20s

>Today is officially my last day as a twenty something. It’s been an interesting decade. Early on I was legally able to go to the bars and drink. I didn’t abuse that privilege much, but definitely took advantage of it. At 22 my dad was diagnose with cancer and by 23 he had passed away.Continue Reading