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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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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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One of the very best things about being married…

… is that this: Becomes this: Your family more than doubles overnight. AWESOME. Yes, it means that you enter into the realm of juggling holidays, remembering lots of new names and relationships, and meshing different backgrounds but still — you … Continue reading

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Instagram Kidnapped My Wife

Hey folks, James here. While I usually don’t blog (the internet is a passing fad), Hannah told me that I could write a post about anything. Let me repeat that. Hannah (usually a very reasonable person by most measures) told … Continue reading

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The Backward-Looking Act of Thanksgiving

“It is probable that in most of us the spiritual life is impoverished and stunted because we give so little place to gratitude. It is more important to thank God for blessings received than to pray for them beforehand. For … Continue reading

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