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How did your life collide with the headlines in 2007?
Iraq, the subprime crisis, Facebook, immigration, oil prices - 2007 had no shortage of hefty headlines. We'd like to hear about how these and other major news events of the past year affected you. Where did your life collide with the news in 2007?

What's your holiday performance story?
The office talent show, the neighborhood caroling posse, the school pageant ... At holiday time we often sing, dance, and dress as shepherds. Did you bloom in the warmth of your audience's adulation, or freeze up like the snowman you'd rather be building? Did your holiday performance change your life or that of someone close to you?

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Getting in Trouble For Being Green April 07, 2007E-mail this story E-mail this story
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Going Green
Arshia Khurshid, a homeowner in San Antonio, Texas, decided to tear out the smooth grassy lawn that came with her new home and replace it with a limestone tile mosaic and native plants like sunflowers. The new landscaping is far better for the environment. While the old grass lawn required watering about twice a week, the new rock garden barely needs a drop. But in the eyes of her homeowners association, she had committed a serious crime. As Weekend America's Michael May reports, some "green" homeowners are fighting a battle of aesthetics versus the environment with their homeowners associations.