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R.I.P. Polyester Pants

Our family survived the holiday without injury. Yeah!

I always get so nervous about those crazy fireworks. I wish I didn't. It takes away a lot of the 'Oooh' and 'Ahhh' enjoyment. Instead it's more like 'Hey! Don't point that at people!' Or 'You're too close! Get away from there!' Ugh.

I remember when I was younger and I couldn't wait to get sparklers. I loved to write my name to create my own neon sign or throw them in the air for my own fireworks display.

One year a sparkler went a little crazy in my hand and sparked too much. It burnt holes in my precious navy blue polyester pants. Ye-e-e-ouch! That did it for me. No more sparklers after that. (And considering I was wearing polyester pants, maybe the sparklers did me a favor? ;-> )


My daughter's best friends father is returning home from the Hospital today.

Thank you for your well wishes and prayers.

It's going to be a long road.

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