Happy Thanksgiving!

I am thankful for a warm house, hot coffee, the sense of safety I feel when I take a walk in my neighborhood (even when walking alone, or at night), and the fact that I can freely express my views on religion and politics without fear of persecution from my government. And that is the … Continue reading


Happy New Year!

There is nothing really special about New Year’s day. We add 1 to the number that represents the year, life goes on, and somewhere around March we start writing the dates correctly on our checks. (Assuming we still write checks :)). But regardless of the total arbitrariness of the day, it is still a great … Continue reading


Counting My Blessings

This Thanksgiving morning I am currently sitting in bed at Ed’s mother’s house hearing the sounds of recently-aquired family members downstairs. It’s an interesting feeling having been married less than a year now to be getting to know these people as family. Don’t know how to describe it exactly, but it’s been a good experience. … Continue reading