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January Continues

Well, our weather has finally figured out it’s winter. The morning air is frigid, and the heaters in the buildings at school operate at various levels of competency. One day, they’ll be full blast, and we’ll all be sweating, as we toss aside our scarves and roll up the sleeves of our sweaters. The next […]

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France vs. North Carolina

France has better food. The French work a 35-hour workweek and get an average of 37 vacation days per year. France’s healthcare system consistently tops the list of best in the world. Oh, and the French are better parents, too. (Watch the video and tell me those American women don’t sound crazy.) The Eiffel Tower, […]

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Christmas Snapshots

While opening presents, it’s pretty much a requirement that you wear at least one element of the wrapping. I swear, there was nothing in the egg nog. No, really! Mom and I decided to take silly self-portraits. At first, she didn’t get the “make silly faces” memo. But, she’s a quick learner… Mom and Dad […]

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We finally caved and turned on the heater. Of course, we’ve got it set as low as we can, trying to see how long we can go without raising it a little higher. I’d like to put off the massive heating bills as long as possible. Soon enough, we’ll be running the heater full-blast for¬†months […]

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Wish I Were…

Here: People are telling me spring’s coming, but I can’t feel it. Winter has been long this year.

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