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Today I am thankful for

Today I am thankful for snow days that come right when they are needed most, like miracles, or those rains that sweep across dry summer fields and leave the grass ready to lean towards the sun with renewed strength.  Everyone … Continue reading

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This Thanksgiving.

This Thanksgiving, we had 10 adults and 2 children in our apartment with no dishwasher and only one toilet, which is constantly in danger of breaking down. This Thanksgiving, my mom and I pregammed by hitting outlet malls early and … Continue reading

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I am thankful that we have to eat.

Happy Thanksgiving week! Dig out those fat jeans and start eating turkey and a variety of sweet foods that we call salad when they should be dessert. I love November for so many reasons, and not only because it is … Continue reading

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Today I am thankful for Chinese takeout and colored pants.

It’s THE WEEKEND. Almost. I’m ending this week on a good note, which is to say, an I am thankful list, something we haven’t done around here in a while, much to my chagrin. I just got so busy standing … Continue reading

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“I am thankful for family dinners.”

Who says we have to be done with Thanksgiving thankfulness just because it’s almost Christmas?  This week one of the things I did to put off writing papers (surprise) by cleaning out my inbox and found a “i am thankful for” … Continue reading

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An afternoon in Arlington

The weekend before Thanksgiving, James and I took a Sunday afternoon to go out to Arlington Cemetery.  It was one of those perfect fall days, the type that I thought had been scared away by Hurricane Sandy. But no, Arlington … Continue reading

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That Unifying Human Moment

I love what my friend Ashley posted about Thanksgiving: “I’m just thankful we are all SO THANKFUL! What a unifying human moment!” And as I looked through pictures of our wonderful trip to Indiana, I can’t help but feel thankful … Continue reading

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I am thankful that he came home safely.

Who says that thankful posts have to stop because Thanksgiving is over? I forgot to bring my camera cord to Indiana, so no pictures of our Thanksgiving week here until after we get back to DC. In the meantime, some … Continue reading

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We are thankful for baby Susie.

Today on the blog we have another precious baby, Susie. I knew Susie’s parents at college, and have followed from afar their extremely rough pregnancy (as in, Becky was so sick that she had IVs most of the time) and … Continue reading

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I am thankful I get to marry….

Today, some thankfulness from Liz: This couple is getting married next June and I am pretty pumped. She is marrying Homère, who is basically the nicest human being that has ever existed. And I can personally testify to Liz being … Continue reading

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