*Warning: Very Long Post*
After reviewing my photos from 2008, I had a few realizations. First, we were very busy. Second, we had a lot of fun. Third, I took a ton of pictures.
Narrowing it to my favorite hundred took me the better part of Sophia's nap. Then I decided that would doubtless overwhelm my vast readership. So I decided to choose a random sampling. These are not necessarily my favorites, but they give an idea of our year. Chances are pretty good that if I know you, you were in my top 100, even if you don't show up in this sampling.
2008 was a year of:
I can honestly say that I have never enjoyed a year more than I have enjoyed 2008. The little voice in my head is telling me to watch out for 2009. I will do my best to listen to the hopeful voice instead. Each year that I grow older, I learn more of what really makes me happy. The economy can falter, we can tighten our purse, the storms can rage and moan. Inside my little house, I will enjoy the moments of serenity and happiness that we make together in the presence of God.