There was a time — not that long ago — when this family was caught in a generational conflict because of the attention-stealing media invading American homes in the 21st century. Duties were shirked, brains kidnapped, quality time filched by harmful obsessions. We are proud that _Notre Dame Magazine_ and its editor-recommended approach to a healthier, contemporary media engagement have been instrumental in restoring domestic tranquility here, and probably other households, too. We also would like to take this opportunity to thank our readers, whose generosity again this year is both wonderfully gratifying and greatly appreciated. Thank you.