Holidays, Uncategorized

9/11

9/11 What to say? Seventeen years ago today, my parents were getting ready to head off on a cruise to celebrate their 3rd anniversary. Seventeen years ago today (though they didn't know it), I was growing in my mother's womb. Seventeen years ago today, life changed for an awful lot of people in the United… Continue reading 9/11

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Make a Summer Bucket List!

It's almost summer (for real this time), and that means---drum-roll please--- it's time to make a summer bucket list! I have never actually done this before this summer... but, since I've read about it on blogs, and some of my close friends are doing it, I thought I would give it a try. And I… Continue reading Make a Summer Bucket List!

Christmas

God With Us

There are only nine days until Christmas. It is officially Christmas time! (Like, seriously... my sister's been counting down the days for literally three months. But still.) But just because it's Christmas time doesn't mean that our troubles will really go "miles away," like the song says. Some of us aren't feeling very merry this year.… Continue reading God With Us

Christmas

Too Busy— A Familiar Story

Christmas time is upon us, and, once again, we're filling our calendars. Already, my family has attended a Christmas concert, a piano recital, and two birthday parties. Not to mention, of course, various dentist and orthodontic  and hair cut appointments. Without a doubt, December is always a very busy time of year. Our family also happens to… Continue reading Too Busy— A Familiar Story