Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Great Outdoors

Puzzle update: 1500 pieces in five hours. Not too shabby.   After a late night of puzzle assembling and game playing, we headed outdoors for a short hike on the AT and a stop off along a creek and water … Continue reading

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Cousins, Puzzles, and Games

Before the Baileys arrived, the girls finished their Christmas puzzle.   Since they have arrived, games have been played and another puzzle has been started and almost finished. Hiking a short section of the AT tomorrow. Pictures from the trail … Continue reading

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Acceptance, Losing, Winning, Boxes, and Books

Jenna got her acceptance letter from Appalachian State today. I suppose it was rather anti-climactic since we’re almost 100% sure she is going to Belhaven. Christmas brought three new games into the family: Shadows Over Camelot, Seven Wonders, and Lord … Continue reading

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Christmas Preparation

We are now officially ready for Christmas. No, all the presents have not been wrapped. Christmas dinner still has to be cooked. Some Christmas cards still need to be  mailed. But the important item on the list has been accomplished. … Continue reading

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A Christmas Caroly Week

I usually read A Christmas Carol every year in December. This year, we’ve also seen it/heard it twice. On Sunday evening one of the churches in town put on a production, so we went as a family. For an amateur … Continue reading

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