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All We Want For Christmas is Nothing

“People just don’t understand.” So comments Brent as we try to explain to my father that we don’t want anything for Christmas. “Honestly, we don’t want anything.” Unfortunately, he, like everyone else, doesn’t understand that we really do not want anything for Christmas, or birthdays, or any other gift giving holiday. What you all don’t […]

Our First Fourth of July

I didn’t realize until yesterday that Brent and I haven’t celebrated or been near a July 4th Independence day celebration in over five years. We didn’t even know where the celebrations were going to happen around here in Mobile, Alabama. I asked Brent if he’d heard anything at work and he said, no, nothing except […]