Goodbye 2009, Hello 2010!

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Happy New Year!

I don’t have a whole lot to say about 2009 so I created a couple of lists (in no particular order besides #1 and #2):

Top Nine of 2009

1) Birth of our son

2) Making real connections via this blog

3) Honduras rejects Chavez

4) Uprising(s) in Iran

5) Iraq continues to progress

6) Visiting Storm King Art Center with wifey, son, and bro-in-law

7) Trip to Rincon, PR

8 ) Euna Lee and Laura Ling freed

9) Obama’s first year in office (only three more to go?)

Bottom Nine of 2009

1) The loss of my dog

2) The loss of Leszek Kolakowski, Irving Kristol, and Patrick McGoohan.

3) Campus temper tantrums “occupations”

4) California wildfires

5) Lockerbie terrorist freed

6) Economic decline, unemployment increases, etc.

7) Town hall madness

8)  Balloon boy and other media nonsense

9) Obama’s first year in office

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