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Fall into gratitude

 Today's post is written by my friend Kimberly Studdard, a truly beautiful soul. Thanks for sharing this, Kim! This is truly “that” time of the year. The summer begins to fade. In our area, we go from extremely hot and humid to cool then cold, sometimes in the same twenty-four hour period. The sun begins to… Continue reading Fall into gratitude

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Christmas is family

*Special thanks to writer Toinette Thomas for sharing her Christmas memories in today's post.* It’s is pretty much impossible to talk about holiday memories without talking about family. Family makes the holidays for me. After getting married, my holidays became our holidays, and we had to start dividing our time between our two families. People… Continue reading Christmas is family

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Smoking hot Christmas party

*Today's post is by my dear friend and former colleague, Kenton Adler.* In the spring of 1973 my mother went on a month-long business trip to Europe.  She was a buyer for the May company in Colorado, and she went overseas pretty regularly.  This particular trip was a little different because my dad arranged to… Continue reading Smoking hot Christmas party

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Day 1: Dear Ajay and Ari

*Today is the first post in the "Dear Gratitude" project for November 2013. Each day in November, a different writer will share a letter to someone or something he is thankful for. Today's contributor is my friend and spiritual hero, Betty Gail Jones, AKA Nanna. Thank you for sharing, Betty Gail!* Dear Ajay and Ari,… Continue reading Day 1: Dear Ajay and Ari

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Just like Clark Griswold

My mom is the female version of Clark W. Griswold of the National Lampoon's movies. Perhaps this is why the Christmas Vacation movie is one of her favorites (and one of mine, too). I am absolutely certain she can relate to Clark's impossibly high standards for holiday fun, his desire to create bonding opportunities for… Continue reading Just like Clark Griswold