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New Year, Same Problems

Holidays are over, but seems their bright glow did not diminish the grey smudge-ness of life for very long. It's now 2006 and I am not so sure I am happy about that. While its wonderful to watch my son grow, its also a bit bittersweet, especially since our attempts at having another child have not been successful (yet). So, planning his birthday party, while fun, can also be perplexing. How did I get to this point in my life and where am I going are thoughts that sometimes creep in. I am satisfied with my life, I am grateful for what I have and who I am...just sometimes the edges seem to be coming unglued...

I have a feeling that most of my feelings are directly tied to the world and how I just can not seem to fathom the incredible ineptness of our "leadership". The elections of 2000 and 2004 just sapped all the positive energy I had for human beings...I can not understand how scandal after scandal after scandal can happen, but NOTHING is done about it. After Katri…