Month: December 2011

Last Friday of 2011

I don’t know about you, but my family has had a crazy year! The end of December 2010 saw our youngest son deployed to Afghanistan.  He bounced around from various COP’s (Combat Operation Posts) and didn’t settle down into a mailable address until February 2011.  We were then able to send him mail – and…
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Peace to you & yours

Peace on Earth Aside from being the anthem for any Miss (fill in the blank) contestant, it is most often at Christmas time when we really think about peace on earth.  Of course, any military family thinks about this concept constantly, as our soldiers go off to war. My absolute favorite Christmas show is “A…
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Inside my brain

Friday kinda snuck up on me & I will admit, I’m not properly prepared with a BLOG topic.  However, I don’t want to break routine, (I missed last week as it was, with the move from Virginia to North Carolina).  I recall once (and only once – teehee), Jim asked me what I was thinking…
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Not Again!

A RANT ABOUT SHOOTINGS Just hearing the news about Virginia Tech. The latest, as I’m writing, is two dead in different parking lots and the suspect still on the loose. Obviously, the school is in lockdown. We all pray for the victims, a quick capture of the shooter, and safety for all. I just do…
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It’s coming!

Ready for Christmas? One of my favorite Dave Ramsey quotes is “Christmas is not an emergency.  December 25th arrives on the same day, every year!” He says this in reference to using your credit card to pay for Christmas presents.   Planning your Christmas budget way ahead of time is a great advantage.  I always…
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