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Pull Up A Chair…

sunrise.jpg(Sunrise photo via G-tastic 7.)

It’s morning here, with birdies all over the feeder and a kitty who wants more than anything to be an outside cat.  (Not gonna happen.)  The Peanut and I are watching Buzz Lightyear, and coffee is brewing in the pot.  She’s talked me into a thoroughly non-nutritious breakfast of some vanilla ice cream with sprinkles.  But I figured you are only a kid once and breakfast gets to occasionally be a treat, doesn’t it?

Doesn’t really go with the attempt we’ve been making to eat healthier and get some exercise (well, truthfully, Mr. ReddHedd has been much better about the exercise than I have lately…), but it’s only one morning and she’s having some serious four-year-old fun.

In short, typical Saturday here at Casa Smith.

Thought we could take a little time this morning to just kick back and say hello.  That goes for all the folks who read but don’t often post a comment — drop in and say hello, we promise not to bite.  (Well, can’t speak for Balrog…)  Here’s a question to get us started:  if you had the money and ability to retire comfortably today, what would you do with your time?  And if you are already retired, what would you be doing if you could?

Let’s talk hobbies, travel, whatever it is that floats your dream boat.  Pull up a chair…

PS — Bob Geiger has some great cartoons this morning.  Enjoy.

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Christy Hardin Smith

Christy Hardin Smith

Christy is a "recovering" attorney, who earned her undergraduate degree at Smith College, in American Studies and Government, concentrating in American Foreign Policy. She then went on to graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania in the field of political science and international relations/security studies, before attending law school at the College of Law at West Virginia University, where she was Associate Editor of the Law Review. Christy was a partner in her own firm for several years, where she practiced in a number of areas including criminal defense, child abuse and neglect representation, domestic law, civil litigation, and she was an attorney for a small municipality, before switching hats to become a state prosecutor. Christy has extensive trial experience, and has worked for years both in and out of the court system to improve the lives of at risk children.

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