Republicans and Democrats alike can surely agree that the last seven years have been exceptional, if not surreal. List just the incidents that seem memorable enough to be written into the next generation's history books, and you have 9/11, the Patriot Act, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, stratospherically rising gas prices, the credit crunch, and the first African American presidential candidate. As unbelievable as it seems, many people continued to lead fairly normal, everyday sorts of lives during all that turmoil. Not unaffected by it but not personally caught in any of it, either. How does it happen? Tim Collins explores how we make our lives amidst the turmoil of the last seven years in... More >>>