And here we are. I was trying to figure out something I could write for the occasion -- on my last birthday, I wrote about youth unemployment -- but I'm taking some down-time and had two other things on my mind.
1. There are many people who deserve thanks for helping me get where I am now, and they know who they are. Thanks, guys. Starting a blog continues to be one of the best decisions I've ever made. You helped make it one.
2. I'd like to know what you think I've been doing well, what I've been doing badly, and what I haven't been doing. I'd like to know what you'd like to see more of and less of. I'd like to know what types of analysis -- or the "how" behind my writing -- that you think is strong or is lacking. You can send me an email (see "About" on right) or just leave a comment.