Hi, DH here! Happy Halloween! Our little monsters are excited to go trick-or-treating tonight, although it's raining buckets at the moment. Hopefully the rain will let up by this evening.
Julia and our new baby have been doing really well. We are almost at week three, and the adjustments we've made as a family to accommodate our bundle of joy seem almost normal now. This will be her first Halloween, but she will stay inside this year, heh. My job is to take the older girls out in the neighborhood, which can be scarier than it sounds. I'm always amazed by the amount of traffic we get, and not everyone is looking out.
Today I'm at jury duty. Fun! I'll get paid 11 dollars for the privilege of missing work to participate in the legal system that our country is built on. Regardless of political views, I believe that government would run much more efficiently if elected officials were like jury members. No 6-figure income, or taking money from lobbyists, or special treatment because you are a Senator. Imagine how fast legislation would get resolved when people would want to be done quickly, instead of enjoying the position, so they could get back to their jobs? The point of jury duty is SERVICE: I'm here to serve the needs of my community, through my own personal sacrifice. I expect no less from my "representatives."
I hope everyone has a safe and happy Halloween!