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Keeping My Promise -- Despite PTSD, an Ice Storm, and Three Men with Assault Rifles

OUR ICE STORM HIT AS PREDICTED shortly before midnight on Thanksgiving. The arctic blast was heralded by an unusual display of lightning and thunder, as the wind howled and ice fell from the sky. 1,114 more words


Prepare The Way...

On that day,
A shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse…

Isaiah 11:1

It was two years ago that I had my shoulder repaired. Though I survived this ordeal, the month of November, especially Thanksgiving Day, has unexpectedly elicited related memories. 222 more words


Giving Thanks

Hello everyone!
I’ve been in Japan for 8 months.
This blog certainly doesn’t reflect that well. My hope was to catch up on blog-writing instead of Nanowrimo — instead I haven’t written at all. 772 more words

A Retail Worker's Twelve Days of Christmas

On the 12th day of Christmas my customers gave to me:
12 messy tables

11 questionable spills

10 racks of running

9 crying babies

8 hours of overtime… 24 more words

Bad holidays - Phrases with 'Get' wordsearch

Just a small fun activity using a word search to recycle some earlier vocabulary I did with my students. Feel free to use it. There’s a small gap fill below it. 25 more words