Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Men Working

I have to say I am so impressed with what I have been reading lately on the blogs. If you haven't seen these posts already, I want to share them. Julia at Sometimes Lucid wrote another amazing post, this time about the Holocaust. You know this is a topic near and dear to my heart. It is a description of some of the events of Kristallnacht, which I wrote about previously in my post on Holocaust Remembrance Day. Julia's post is a forwarded email from the Simon Wiesenthal Center and is very very profound.

Another great pro-life blog post was written by Cassandra-Ann, about Down-Syndrome babies and abortion. This is a personal story about a family she knows and their experience having not one but two DS pregnancies in a row.

My own topic for discussion today is about street resurfacing. This was the first inkling I had that something was going to be happening on my street:

I had to park my minivan outside last night. I can't tell you how relieved I was to find my car still there this morning. I am petrified about parking my car on the street overnight ever since my car was stolen out of my driveway back in 1997. Yes, I live in a good neighborhood. But isn't that where the car thieves go shopping when they want a car? Thankfully, it is still there and I will park it in the garage tonight.

As I walked my son to the school bus this morning, I saw that all of the cars were moved off the street except one. There was a green Jeep Wrangler parked on the street in front of a neighbor's house who I sort of know. This lady used to work at the school's front desk, and she is in the process of moving, and her kids are supposedly living at the house. So when her car was still in the street 1 hour after the moving deadline, I called the school to see if they could reach her and let her know the car was about to be towed. I hope they were able to get to her on time.

The boys are very excited about all of this activity. They love big machines and men who do big, important work.


Maisy said...

Glad your car was still there this morning! :) Owen will be really jealous that you have all this "front row" excitement with BIG equipment.

clickr said...

You always have such great pictures on your post.

Julia said...

Thank you so much for linking to my post! You're like my blogging guardian angel :)

Kelly @ Wisdom Begun said...

Wow, my son would love to watch all of that big machinery at work! :-)

I am Harriet said...

I really enjoyed reading this post.
Especially what you wrote about the Holocaust.

Kally said...

Thanks for stopping by for Ann's GNO.

I read your Yom HaShoah post, thought it was amazing and tried to comment there but was having some trouble.

It is so great to meet another Jewish Mommy blogger :)

Ann said...

Man, those are huge machines! I hope they don't start work too early for you. (We had work done on our street and I don't know why, but they were starting at 7:30 am. I just seemed too early for my ears!)