A New Year

  A new year is upon us. I find myself wondering where 2012 went. Not to mention 2011, 2010… 2013 will mark my 20th anniversary of high school graduation and 10th anniversary of grad school graduation. I can’t fathom how this is possible. Moving right along, 2013 will also bring the 9th annual birthday list. […]

Another Senseless Tragedy

  I woke up on Christmas eve morning to the news of more senseless deaths at the hands of a crazy person with an assault weapon. About 10 miles from my hometown, an ex-convict set his house and car on fire to lure firefighters to the scene, in order to kill them. He killed a […]

Still Here

  Yay, the world didn’t end. Hope everyone is having a somewhat relaxing holiday season and escaping the commercialism of it all. Here are some holiday quotes I dug up. They all specify Christmas, but please replace it with your holiday of choice. 🙂   “A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like […]

Seeking Truth

  I attended a lecture by architect Moshe Safdie the other night. I have no formal knowledge of architecture, but I love admiring it. I admire the design and creative vision that goes into a structure that has a functional purpose. Safdie showed some of his building projects, including a mixed-use resort in Singapore and […]

The Root of the Problem

  I think we’re all still reeling from the shooting rampage in Newtown. Why does this keep happening?? When I worked abroad in London in 1998, I remember being asked if I carried a gun with me at home, since I was an American. I remember being confused every time that question came up. I […]