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Monthly Archives: December 2009

Days like these

We’ve seen nothing but rain and clouds for several weeks. I can’t complain as temperatures have hovered around 40*, but I know I’m not alone when I say I’ve missed the sun’s rays. Sunshine makes everything better. After many many continually dreary days, yesterday we caught a glimpse of that beautiful orb that so wonderfully…

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Convenient

I had a private swim lesson this morning. At 6 am. The pool was deserted except for the two of us… and the gal who comes in to turn on the lights and unlock the doors. She sat in the corner reading a book. I’m comfortable in the water. That does not mean I’m comfortable…

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Baby Blues

Jake and I took Jacob out tonight. For his birthday. He turns the big 1-4 on Friday. Our firstborn the New Years Baby. Normally we’d have a New Year’s Eve party. But Jake is working. Just finishing his season of holiday duty. This year he managed some sort of duty on Halloween… Veteran’s Day… Thanksgiving……

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It looked like this…

The days leading up to Christmas we scrubbed and scoured and prepared. It was wonderful, smelled like Pine-Sol, and looked like this… And then we were ready. Ready for Christmas. …. Christmas Eve was amazing. Miss B looked adorable… 40 friends filled our home. Our Nativity looked like this… …. Christmas morning was quiet. Miss…

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is our Christmas. It is the day we celebrate all that is associated with Christmas. Family. Friends. The birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. We’ll gather together tonight. We’ll eat… really good food. We’ll visit and the children will play. We’ll read from Luke Chapter 2 and sing carols in all the appropriate…

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Happy to be here.

Miss B has added light and joy to our lives like we had never imagined. Each day she contributes smiles and laughter and we are blessed by her presence. Her daddy and her brothers are perfectly smitten. She has hold of their hearts as much and possibly {or impossibly?} more than mine. And evidently the…

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