January 4, 2009
Due to my laziness and a case of writer’s block, there was no holiday letter last year. I will not be permitted to get away with that two years running, so let’s play catch-up.
Since establishing our nest more than 30 years ago, Kris and I have looked forward to the day when we would complete the cycle and become “empty nesters.” The prospect has been tantalizing-just the two of us in a cozy space, living a life suddenly made simple and uncluttered. Although both boys are grown and educated, so far the only nest-like…