Giving thanks

November 25, 2010

It’s Thanksgiving today. I will cook. I will eat. I will watch movies. I will (toddler willing) take a nap. But most of all, I will give thanks: Thanks for my family–though we’re not together, I am blessed by them. Thanks for friends flung far and wide who have touched my life Thanks for my […]

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Bring out the crazy

November 20, 2010

What is it about the holidays that makes people so insane? So thoughtless? So oblivious to the people around them? Today, we went to the grocery store to get all the bits and pieces for our Thanksgiving feast. I knew it was probably going to be crazy, so we made a very thorough list, and […]

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Travel karma

January 7, 2009

Let me tell you a story…a story about traveling the friendly (?) skies during the holidays…a story that’s so unbelievable, many will think I’m making it up. We got to the airport entirely too early (due to a fluke with traffic, not having to deal with luggage or the security line due to the kinds […]

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And…we’re back

January 4, 2009

Well, after countless hours spent in airports and cars, too many nights not in my own bed (and the backaches to prove it), his & her’s family time, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Texas & Vegas….we’re back, and our “real lives” are about to kick back into real time. I’ve missed this little blog, and all […]

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One trip down, one to go

December 30, 2008

I had hoped to have a full day between our trip to San Antonio and our trip to Las Vegas to catch up on things, write a few real blog posts, sift through my backlogged reader. Instead, our flight was delayed overnight and then we spent yesterday in the Dallas airport, arriving home just in […]

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