As we are getting into the holiday/fund-raising season, I thought I would re-blog an article I wrote a couple years ago. Since there are a few more people following my blog these days, I thought I would give this a go again. Be sure to let me know what you think, if you are so inclined.
As I mentioned in a previous post, I went to a fundraiser for my wife’s job the other night. The event was across the bridge in New Jersey, or to be more precise, ‘South Jersey’. Philadelphians (myself included) spend a fair amount of time making jokes about our neighbors to the east, particularly criticizing their sense of culture (yes, we are snobs), their fashion choices, and above all their driving (there is a strong correlation between a New Jersey license plate and a car horn being activated). Truth be told, however, I have not spent all that much time over there even though Delaware River (the state line) is only three miles away,
My wife has a rather tough job, so I just about always agree to go to these events so that I can support her (and avoid an additional evening of the boys jumping on my head)…
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