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November 23rd

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. Today I have a stomach bug and a crying toddler to babysit and I'm not feeling very thankful. But that's the problem.  Thankfulness shouldn't be a mood, should it? It should be a lifestyle. Something that doesn't change. We should exude gratitude at all times, because let's be honest, we are constantly… Continue reading November 23rd

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Taken For Granted

This month being November, and home to US Thanksgiving, I've been trying to put more thought to the things I'm grateful for. There are, of course, more than I can count. How do you encapsulate so many good things, especially the ones you take for granted and rarely remember to truly appreciate? In college I'd… Continue reading Taken For Granted

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First Snow

Well, maybe it can't in all honesty be called first snow. It did snow about a week ago, but it didn't stick at all, and was melted by the time I got to work in the morning. But this is the first snow, the kind that makes it so you can't see on the highway and you… Continue reading First Snow