Monthly Archives: November 2016

More thankful

On days such as today, many people are thankful, or bring what they are thankful for to the forefront of their minds.  In my Girls’ group at church, we are supposed to journal every day in November with different prompts … Continue reading

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Too early to decorate?

This was the weekend.  The weekend our Christmas trees and decorations always emerge from the attic.  Of course, we stayed in on Saturday night to watch the “Christmas Cookie” on the Hallmark channel (I’m kind of a Christmas nut- anything … Continue reading

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Surviving Brain Injury: book launch reading

C’est la Vie  Sometimes life sucks, and circumstances suck, but that’s life. There’s nothing else you can say or do about it.  I, of all people, think I know that best. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Sigh.  In … Continue reading

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Stamping it up!

This beautiful Thankful Thursday  that actually felt like fall,  as I sat outside on my parents’ front porch and felt the cool breeze whipping my hair around my shoulders, I felt total contentment. That feeling soon changed after I got … Continue reading

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Pumpkin bread and Christmas movies

So, WHATEVER Wednesday; I woke up totally appalled when I checked my phone.  “I never thought I’d see this in my lifetime, but I think the Apocalypse is beginning.”  My husband laughed but I genuinely meant it.  I couldn’t believe … Continue reading

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FOX5, Voting and STARBUCKS!

Today, my hubby and I went to vote for our presidential candidate, saw my friend Danny Reip with a box o’ coffee, tweeted this into Fox 5, and got put on TV!  #toocool!   Danielle Karst‏@DanielleKarst #fox5vote even got a cuppa … Continue reading

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Star Wars Lego movie

I had a great time babysitting today– the afternoon was refreshing even not to be caught up in the news of the ugliest and crudest presidential election ever.  Plastered with rudeness and scandal, mostly on behalf of one candidate with … Continue reading

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Chili and the beginning of Fall

One of our favorite things to do as a couple is cooking together!  When the weather turns cold, our fave recipe to make is a big pot of chili.  I love it all, going to the grocery store to get … Continue reading

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You mean LONGWOOD

What was that Mr. Pence (the republican vice presidential nominee under Donald Trump for president)?  Did you just call the greatest small town university by the WRONG NAME? OK, so I guess that tells you the ultimate winner of that … Continue reading

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#coffeemakeseverythingbetter

WHAT ELSE TO BE THANKFUL FOR THAN ANOTHER FRIDAY?!? Maybe it’s finding a friend to go have #COFFEE with! (…and then go shopping with at TRADER JOE’S!) As we divulge our deepest insecurities and fears [OK, SO THAT WAS JUST ME] … Continue reading

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