Category Archives: Holidays

Happy Thanksgiving

It has been good to have both of the girls home from college. We began the annual Thanksgiving puzzle the night Lauren got home and finished Thanksgiving morning. We enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast with some good friends from church. Tonight … Continue reading

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License and Thanksgiving Plans

We are anxiously awaiting Jenna (Sunday) and Lauren (Tuesday) to get home for Thanksgiving break. Jenna gets to come home early as she is coming to Chattanooga this weekend with a friend from school whose sister is in a play … Continue reading

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Cousins and Snow

The Baileys graced us with their presence again over New Years. It is always a fun whirlwind of puzzles, games, gingerbread house making, and if the weather is nice, time in the woods. Continued construction on a structure in the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

We hope everyone has a wonderfully Merry Christmas! We have had a busy but enjoyable last couple of days. From a Christmas Eve service last night, to continuing the Christmas Eve tradition of tamales for dinner to Christmas morning service … Continue reading

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Another Weekend, More Friends

Another weekend brought another visit from friends, this time from Texas. Janelle sang in our wedding 21 years ago, and nine months after we got married, we attended their wedding. John is very handy and fixed two apple power cords … Continue reading

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A Little Edible Competition

We spent—thanks to our church—a couple of days in Asheville: a Christmas Biltmore tour and some post-Christmas shopping for the girls (after procuring some swimming goggles, I no longer had a dog in the shopping hunt, but I did manage … Continue reading

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Contra-Christmas?

No, that doesn’t mean we’re against Christmas. It does mean that our youth group’s Christmas party was a contra-dancing Christmas party. It was a fun time. I forgot my camera, and my phone takes lousy pictures, but… A pre-dance, white elephant … Continue reading

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