Wrightsville Noob

Work was work, as it has been the last couple weeks.  After work I went out for Wednesday Night Surf Club.  Our new small group members, Taylor and Esther Hutchens, picked up Lars Boscaljon and met me and Michael Mercer out at Wrightsville Beach.  I took them upstairs to meet Anna and Barry Frazelle and Anna invited us all in and started talking to us. The surf report said to get out there as soon as you could because the wind was supposed to mess up the waves, so I told Anna after a few minutes that we needed to get on out.  She said okay but then started talking again until Barry poked his head in and said we …

McCain, Insurance, Energy and the Bailout

So I’m sitting here working with the TV on MSNBC in the background, trying to soak up a little bit of knowledge to help me decide who to vote for in the upcoming presidential election.  John McCain, afterall, is going to be having a rally at the Scwartz Center at Cape Fear Community College in about an hour or two, only a few miles from where I sit here typing.  In fact, on my TV right now he’s talking in Virginia Beach, Virginia. I’ve considered myself an Obama lean for a while, but I think there are two issues that are making me lean that way even more right now.  One is that John McCain wants to put an income …