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How to Get Lost (and a free book)

I'm not sure when it happened, but it was confirmed this past Christmas.  We have moved past the toys on the wish list.  My (not so) littles were hoping for things that supported their dreams--like dance and games and shoes.  My little fella asked for a pair of Crocs (easy to slide on and off… Continue reading How to Get Lost (and a free book)

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Turns Out She Knows Best

Where has the time gone? Not even joking, y'all.  My oldest called me the other day, and she's about to register for classes for next year. Her SENIOR year.  Of college. WHAT ON EARTH?  How did this happen? I mean, I know, time passes, but I very clearly recall every single emotion I felt the… Continue reading Turns Out She Knows Best

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the fire within

that glint you see in her eye is only a spark compared to the fire that burns within she is our future, the place where our paths all converge and her story is the one that we've all been waiting for to right the wrongs we've protested and fought against for far too long her… Continue reading the fire within

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why i will miss Christmas

come Friday I will be sad that Christmas is over few celebrate it all twelve days anymore   my heart will be heavy not because of the gifts which will have all been given and received and not because of things done and left undone cookies can still be baked and stories can still be… Continue reading why i will miss Christmas

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Her Biggest Fan

I got this text message this morning from my oldest, my college girl, my Aub.   Where did the time go?  It seems like just yesterday this girl was prancing around Blackberry Flats, such a cutie patootie.  Full of vim and vinegar that one. I think about how just a few years after this picture… Continue reading Her Biggest Fan

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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