Nobody can say that 2008 was uneventful. As the year draws to a close, it's a good time to look back on what was ...
We were inspired by an historic election, swashbuckled by Somali pirates, and scared by the threat of a new Great Depression.
We reached out to each other with "terrorist fist jabs," fell for a Bigfoot hoax, and rooted for Michael Phelps.
We learned way too much about Eliot "Client #9" Spitzer, not enough about where our tax dollars are going, and just enough about Governor Sarah Palin.
Yes, we've been through a lot over the past 12 months.
Please share your memories of 2008 with us below. To help out, feel free to look back at what News & Views was blogging about throughout the year: