To hoard information is pointless. It is a manifestation of deep-rooted insecurity, and a need to feel superior by withholding, but knowledge is empowering only when shared. (Suzanne Somers, 365 Ways to Change Your Life, Day 332) [Perhaps this is something that folks doing genealogy should contemplate. REH]
Passing through denial is the first step toward acceptance. (Melody Beattie, The Language of Letting Go, 2 November)
Last night it started to snow. This time the storm is coming from the south. This is somewhat unusual. Predictions are for a record breaking amount of snow. If they come true Washington, DC will most certainly be shutdown for a few days. Once again we are reminded, "We are not in Charge." Maybe Christmas will have to be postponed.