Advent

Advent

I’m a couple of days late, but let’s talk about Advent. The Advent season began Sunday, November 27. If you’re interested in an Advent devotional, check out http://wepcadvent.wordpress.com/ “Over the 2011 season of Advent, West End Presbyterian Church will journey from Creation to Cross together. As we prepare and wait for the coming of our

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So thankful.

After burning, what? 50,000 calories in the 5k, we celebrated Thanksgiving with not one but two feasts. On Thanksgiving morning David allegedly rolled over. I say alleged because I didn’t see it, Tom was with him. Babies are not allowed to have any firsts while mama is in the shower. After the race we went

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Running: Thanksgiving 5k

On the way to the Drumstick Dash 5k: Amanda: My goal is to run a sub-30 minute 5k, but I’ve already decided that if I don’t it’s ok because I had a baby three months ago. Tom: Well. Three and a half months. The Kriegers and the Southalls started Thanksgiving off with the Drumstick Dash.

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Psalm 100

Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth. Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful songs. Know that the LORD is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise;

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Happy birthday, Dad

Dear Virginia Tech, Today is my dad’s birthday. If you could win out this season it would make his fall of 2011. I know there’s only one regular season game left, but it’s an important one. Sincerely,Amanda WAIT A MINUTE! What’s that? Is this a picture of MYDAD drinking his evening cocktail from a UVA

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Three months

We did it. We survived the fourth trimester. Our baby is three months old. Oh, David, don’t look so surprised. I’ve been waiting for this milestone. Anticipating. Dreaming. Imagining. There’s lots of hype about having a three-month old. First I read my sister’s take on three months. Then I stumbled across rumors on the Internet

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Made with love

Aren’t handmade gifts the best? I’m a knitter, so before David was born I made him a teddy bear. It was one of the only gender-neutral patterns I could find. I also knitted half of this blanket, just up to the initial part. Then after out little David arrived, I knitted the “D” and finished

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