2007 is winding down with a memorable assortment of highs and lows. Lots of lows, actually. Next year promises its own slew of news headed, of course, by the 2008 presidential election.
What will you remember most about 2007? My kids. Every day with them is special.
What was the high point of the year for you? Changing jobs.
How about the low point? Money. The economy is suffering.
Describe your most memorable New Year's Eve. As a little kid of 5 or 6, banging on pots and pans with all the family to welcome in the new year.
What's a change you'd like to see in the coming year? I just saw the movie, What Would Jesus Buy? I'd like to see Christmas turn into something less commercial.
What will you remember most about 2007? How difficult a year it was for me, financially and relationship-wise.
Name the year's biggest news story. Locally, the shooting at New Life Church. Nationally, the continuing foolishness in Iraq.
What was the year's high point for you? Going to Texas and finding a means of supporting my family at a better level than I could in Colorado.
What story would you like to see in 2008? We catch Osama bin Laden.
What New Year's resolution would you make for President Bush? To be more forthcoming and tell the truth more often.
What will you remember most about 2007? My son-in-law GI getting sent to Baghdad just after my daughter had a baby, and then returning home safe, but with a severe critique of what's happening to bottom-of- the-line GIs in Iraq.
What were the biggest news stories this year? Al Gore winning the Nobel Peace Prize, and global warming.
Who were the biggest winners and losers of 2007? The military-industrial-corporate complex was the biggest winner. The biggest losers were average Americans who can't afford health insurance.
Describe your year's high point. Coming up with a plan to build a solar chicken house, and getting some chickens.
What'll be the big news story of 2008? Universal health care coverage and bringing the troops home from Iraq.