Month: November 2001

I’m giving thanks

Last week we celebrated our first Thanksgiving (although we have given thanks before!). This is a wonderful American tradition which is very family based and so far has remained free from gift giving or other […]

Hatch and match

Another busy week, with a mix of disappointments, sorrows, and joys. My major disappointment was with the election results – not entirely with who won (seems there was not much to choose between), but more […]


We experienced wild weather here in October. We had record high rainfall (almost 8 inches), record flooding of the Wabash River (the river that separates West Lafayette and Lafayette and runs down to form the […]