- Rumors of my demise are greatly exaggerated.
- My mother's recent surgery went well.
- The sixth Harry Potter book is a great read.
- I am once again in the search for contract work.
- One of the members of my church's choir died a couple of weeks back.
- Last week was the one-year anniversary of my grandmother's death.
Really ugly news:
- Hurricane Katrina appears ready to convert a large chunk of the Gulf Coast into salt mud.