Retrospective: 2016

As has become my custom, I take a look back at the previous year, the good and the bad, the surprising and the obvious, and reflect on the year as a whole. Many would agree with me that 2016 was not...

Retrospective: 2015

As 2015 ends, I take my yearly look back, at what has happened, not happened, and try to determine how happy I am with the previous year. 2015 has been quite a year, with mostly some very significant...

Retrospective: 2014

As has become my habit, at the end of each year I look back at the previous 365 days, and reflect on events–good and bad–to see just how my year has gone. 2014 had its challenges, and...

Retrospective: 2013

With each new year comes the inevitable look back at the past one. Was it a good year? Did we get everything accomplished that we set out to do? Am I a better person than I was last January 1st? 2013...

Retrospective: 2012

As inevitably happens, the calendar rolls over to a new year and we’re left to look back and consider the past twelve months. 2012 was quite a year for Jenny and I. As we move forward in 2013...

Retrospective: 2011

2011 was quite a year, and one I’m glad to put behind me. It was a very stressful year, for both Jenny and I. Fortunately, life didn’t throw a whole lot of curveballs our way during the...

Retrospective: 2010

The Aughts are over, and we move into the 20-teens. A new decade, with new challenges and objectives. With the beginning of this new year, and new decade, it’s time for me to take a look back...

Retrospective: 2009

2009 was a difficult year, filled with disappointments, struggle, and challenges such as I've never experienced before. But with the bad times, there were plenty of good times. Looking back on 2009...