Month: March 2009

This week most of Colorado was blanketed with several inches of spring snow. Here in Castle Rock we got about twelve inches, which is the most snow we’ve gotten from one storm since Thanksgiving. Copper Mountain received two feet, which is great because we are skiing there next week. We’ve had an unusually dry winter […]
PBS’s FRONTLINE tonight was an interesting look at the Federal debt during this time of a faltering economy and the affect that the Government’s entitlement programs (Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid) have on it.  Currently those programs comprise roughly 40% of the Federal budget, and are projected to consume over 20% of GDP by the time […]
A couple weeks ago we went on our traditional spring skiing trip. Grandma usually comes out for a few days sometime around my birthday, and we take that opportunity to go ski since we can just leave the kids with her. Normally we just go to one location and ski just for one day. This […]
Recently I’ve been thinking (dreading?) about what we should do about getting a second car for the family.  With two kids, it won’t be too long until we’ve completely outgrown the little Saturn.  It’s already placing some limitations on trips we can take.  For example, with two car seats in the back, we basically can […]