Friday, October 17, 2008
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Friday, October 10, 2008
This is Hannah - isn't she cute! She is on the speech and debate team and on AC/DEC or academic decathlon team - smart girl and pretty too!!
My friend Jenny Denton volunteered to host the dinner - she bought the decorations and made the main dish... She is amazing!! There were 9 couples in this group.
The whole crew.
The boys goofing off.
So what is new?! These girls and boys looked so wholesome and had so much fun, it was nice to see them dressed in their best, on the best behavior and being polite. Eating with table manners, pulling out the chairs for the girls, it is nice to know the teaching of such things, even when no demonstrated at home, do sink in and they know HOW!!!
Thursday, October 2, 2008
We discussed the bailout and whether it is a good idea or not and what else could be done by these dumb banks who loaned money to people who didn't qualify and could never handle the payment once the interest adjusted - of course why should the banks have to save the stupid from themselves. Kinda harsh but its my mom and, we were really just generalizing the sub prime market.
Anyway, later last night I am talking with my hubby over the phone as he works another late, late night, and he tells me
My heart starts to pound, my head starts to hurt and panic is starting to set in (are we going to be the "stupid people" now? because that is how it works, harsh judgement and then you have to walk in their shoes to see it is not true. WAIT!! I repent!) and I say