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In the Midst of Our Sheep Stuff

December 17, 2012

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Ever since I was a child, I’ve always loved Christmas.  I loved singing carols, decorating the Christmas tree, drinking eggnog, watching Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and It’s a Wonderful Life for the hundredth time, and especially being with my family. Though I wasn’t born until the early 1970’s, my grandparents always put up their silver tree from […]

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Blue Christmas….Where’s Elvis when you need him?

December 12, 2012

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With Elvis singing, even a Blue Christmas almost seems fun.  If only we could all have a nice guitar strumming and background singers saying “woo woo hoo” or whatever phrase that is, to help us through a tough holiday season and get us through the blues. Last week, I read someone’s Facebook status that said […]

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Anticipating & Expecting vs. Merely Attempting

December 5, 2012

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It was the beginning of the second half for game six of the 2012 Western Conference Finals and the capacity crowd at Chesapeake Arena was full of anticipation. To this point in my life, it has to be the most amazing sporting event that I’ve ever had the privilege of attending in person. Though the […]

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It ain’t over until the Hallelujah Chorus !

December 28, 2011

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As a child growing up in Oklahoma City, one of my favorite annual Christmas highlights was listening to Handel’s Messiah as performed by the Douglass High School Concert Choir.  Already, I know what you are probably thinking.   There can’t be more than a handful of ten or eleven years olds in the entire world that […]

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Why Would you Want to Go There? Sheep Stuff Part Two, Glory Amidst the Doo

December 24, 2011

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Why Would You Want to Go There? Sheep Stuff Part Two, Glory Amidst the Doo (Note to self: As  much as you get frustrated that your parents and especially your Mom struggles so much with technology and are computer illiterate, considering some of your choices for titles and subtitles, maybe it’s actually a good thing that […]

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Blue Christmas….Where’s Elvis when you need him?

December 21, 2011

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With Elvis singing, even a Blue Christmas almost seems fun.  If only we could all have a nice guitar strumming and background singers saying “woo woo hoo” or whatever phrase that is, to help us through a tough holiday season and get us through the blues. Last week, I read someone’s Facebook status that said […]

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