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Thursday Takeout and Year End Musings

Thursday nights are Takeout nights. Which is short for "Tara has had enough with the cooking of the things and needs a break, it's almost the weekend, for goodness' sake." Three nights a week our adventures and learning have us getting home later in the evening and one more has us getting home right around… Continue reading Thursday Takeout and Year End Musings

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Six-Year-Olds and the Sound of Music

Tonight we had the great honor and privilege of being with friends who are like family.  We celebrated Christmas with them by being together, laughing, eating, catching up, and going to the theater together. Theatre Macon in downtown offered their performance of "Sound of Music" tonight as a gift to Daybreak, with all ticket sales going to the shelter. … Continue reading Six-Year-Olds and the Sound of Music

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The One Gift I Will Miss Giving This Year

Over the years my Christmas gift preparation list has changed.  That is to be expected, right?  Children are born, they get older, people move away, and so on.  Some can no longer have the sweets or would rather have a book than a sweater.  After my great-aunt who sent us a Whitman's sampler every year… Continue reading The One Gift I Will Miss Giving This Year