Category Archives: Holidays

Through the Chimney

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Purple Palooza!

From Pipi Longstocking to a walking whoopee cushions, and even a deck of cards: the basketball arena concourse of the basketball arena, known affectionately as “the Hoop,” contained an assortment of characters Tuesday night. TTU and the surrounding community have … Continue reading

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Three years into this…

Holy moly.  It’s been 6 months since I’ve been back to update our life happenings!  Where did all this time go?  Hopefully over the next few months we can do some flash backs to catch glimpses of the lost time. … Continue reading

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“Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.”

2014 has swept the rug of summer out from under my feet entirely too soon, but after a few extremely hot August weeks, I will admit that now I am more eagerly anticipating hot cocoa evenings around bonfires wearing hoodies. … Continue reading

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Putting All Our Eggs in More Than One Basket

We celebrated Easter week (as opposed to Easter day) this year.  It began Tuesday evening with Tabitha stuffing stickers in plastic eggs as per the preschool’s instructions.  I probably should have finished stuffing the eggs on Wednesday, but alas, I waited … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Joy!

On this day, an undisclosed number of years ago, my best friend debuted, and the world has never been the same.  One day shy of April Fool’s Day, Joy’s birthday is a day worth national recognition. Many people who know … Continue reading

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ICE!

In December, Joy and I got together to take Ian to Nashville for his first visit to Ice.  Joy lives for these types of outings.  This was actually her second trip last year to Opryland for the ice exhibit. We … Continue reading

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Ian turns 1!

One year ago today, I woke up at 5:00 am Sunday morning feeling uncomfortable.  More so than the typical beached whale discomfort I’d been feeling in the final days of pregnancy.  The weekend had already started with a bit of … Continue reading

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Ian’s First Easter

Easter came, and has already gone for this year.  Fortunately we didn’t put much thought into planning our Easter festivities this year, or I might have been highly disappointed with the cold, wet, rainy conditions Tennessee experienced.  But planning or … Continue reading

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Crawling Through January

Is he not the cutest little boy you’ve ever seen?  We’re still waiting to get back all of his Christmas pictures (especially the ones with Santa), but I love his expression in this one as he thinks that he finally … Continue reading

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