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My Holiday After the Holiday

December 26th is to me what Black Friday is to so many others.  This is the day I buy replacement light sets for the tree, cards to send the family, wrapping paper and tags, candy for the Easter baskets, and … Continue reading

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I Can Breathe (For Now)

The SAT is over and DD2 completed it.  Now, for 99.9% of the population, this is not a triumph, just another day in the life of a high school junior.  I was praying a lot from the time I dropped … Continue reading

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A Tale of Black Friday

Friday did find me out shopping – just a much milder version than most who venture out.  I’ve been looking at the JoAnn’s flyer for the past few years and salivating over the price of flannel on Black Friday.  All … Continue reading

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Is it bad to be cheap?

This comes from my last phone conversation with my mom.  We were talking about the droughts and how wheat and corn crops are affected and how grocery prices are projected to rise as a result.  We discussed the increases which … Continue reading

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