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    Two Days

    For two days now, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had to put on the kids socks, shoes, coats, gloves, and hats.  Every couple of hours, they want to go outside again and I repeat the whole process for each one.  To keep it all dry, I am throwing everything into the dryer between each outing.  It’s one of the downfalls to getting snow in the south; it melts as quickly as it fell.  The kids know they have to soak it up while they can, hence the constant in and out. Other than that, I am delighted to see the white stuff on the ground, even if…

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    winter | please stay

    I’m not eager to let winter go yet.  I wish it would stick around longer.      I’m aware this statement just caused a rampant amount of foul language under the breaths of my northern friends who are still sitting in ceiling high piles of snow drifts and wearing two pairs of pants just to chip ice off their cars:  but…I can’t help it.  The summer months in the south are long (6 months), humid, and sweaty.  Even in the air conditioner I sweat because it is so humid.  It’s ridiculous!  In fact, I was scolded yesterday for having the air conditioner running.  I couldn’t help it!  It was 74 degrees…