1st Anniversary

Today is December 23, 2010. I am home from work for a few days. The trees are decorated, the cookies are baked, presents are wrapped and when Hannah gets up we will open door 23 in our Advent calendar. Besides the wonderful, ordinary details of Christmas preparations, today is also our first anniversary in our new home. One year ago today all of our ducks finally got …

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Friday Flyer

Gas prices are still up, and Shell and Exxon are both reporting better than expected 3rd quarter profits! What a surprise. Of course high oil and gas prices are once again tied to speculation, leaving the consumer once again the pawn in this greedy game. The wind has subsided. Lots of trees and large limbs down, but we fared ok with just some minimal damage (loose siding …

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