The Christmas tree keeps demanding my attention. I’m
puttering around, making breakfast, cleaning up toys, checking email
and the tree keeps catching my eye. I just realized a small part of one of the strands
of lights is going in and out and that’s what’s changing in my
landscape and making me look at the tree.

It occurs to me that this is how Tim and I are feeling about James Kim
and his family. We are trying to go about business as usual but our
thoughts have been turning to them often. We are heartbroken for their

Lisa and Stephanie are organizing a fundraiser for the Kim
family and the friends of the family are taking donations on their
behalf here.

you for all the lovely birthday wishes for Oscar the other day. We are
so thankful for our beautiful big boy and are hugging him tight.