Today is the 10th anniversary of this blog. I kid you not. Ten years of my life, spilled onto the computer, right here at your fingertips. Ten years ago I was working somewhere else, albeit unhappily. My parents were alive and living in Urbana. Judi was happy and healthy and a faculty member at Clemson. Ernie was doing well and we thought perhaps his cancer was gone for good. It's been a long ten years, but at the end of it, we stand here, the four of us, and we count ourselves pretty damn lucky.
This was what the boys were doing when I started this blog:
This is what Ernie and I looked like:
This is what Judi and the boys looked like:
This is what my parents looked like:
And now....it's me and my three guys: