2009: the good, the bad and the ugly
obama: first black president ~ bailout + recession ~ social media: facebook + twitter ~ financial struggles + unemployment ~ continuing sacrifices of armed forces overseas ~ the passing of michael jackson ~ kris allen wins idol ~ terrorists ~ sarah palin: scandal + media + book ~ going green ~ swine flu ~ our governor's many antics ~ jon + kate breakup ~ healthcare debate ~ tiger woods ~ glee
2009: our personal piece of history
~ spencer plays basketball ~ fourth grade with ms ayers ~ carolina bowl game ~ matt turns 41 ~ scrapbooking ~ ultrasound ~ baby shower ~ colton is born ~ valentine's day ~ ikea opens ~ coleman's birth ~ art space studio ~ st patrick's day ~ easter in conway ~ spencer plays baseball (x2) ~ porch parties with neighbors ~ michelle's 40th ~ dhf golf tournament ~ gamecock ladies football clinic ~ 7th anniversary ~ cassidy's baby shower ~ come see me ~ cooper + rio ~ tummy time ~ white horse ~ first mother's day ~ new haircut ~ usc baseball game (new stadium) ~ beach vacation ~ baby food ~ matt's first father's day with two ~ daycare at aj's ~ reading logs ~ holly turns 31 ~ fifth grade with ms gamble ~ safety patrol ~ red, white and boom ~ kings mountain ~ brotherly bonding ~ monk dinner party ~ scrapbooking convention ~ gamecock fan appreciation day ~ mccrea's first birthday ~ glencairn gardens ~ spencer turns 11 ~ giada's baptism ~ bo's cross country ~ pumpkin patch ~ finding the best photographer ~ halloween ~ teething ~ christina + johnathan ~ christmas festivities
inspired by a suggestion on stacy julian's blog, i chose only twelve photos from 2009 to represet the year.
irst, let's take a look at the year culturally...