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...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Once again it is the special day of the year (at least in the USA) to acknowledge and accept the good things in our lives. Especially those good things which we did not earn: care given to us when we were helpless, rights won for us even before we were born, an entire...
Happy New Year!

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...

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...