I discovered Donna’s Archies last year and have been thinking about this year’s list all week.

What it came down to, my  “Top Things In The World, 2008” list, was this…


My Daddy who survived cancer…


and my uncle who didn’t.

*Yes, folks, that is my Dad at Four Corners doing a headstand in four states at once, and my uncle’s truck that blessed (cursed?) me with my life-long love of boys in old pickups.