Archive | December, 2006

Actions speak louder than words

December 31, 2006

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President Bush is too busy clearing brush and tending to the “ranch” to pay his respects by attending the service where former President Gerald Ford’s casket was carried to the Capitol Rotunda?OK, George and Laura are making their way …

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All it needs is a little love …

December 24, 2006

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For your holiday pleasure, I thought I’d share a real Charlie Brown Christmas tree taken from the woods at my parents’ house. I hope you all have a Merry Christmas, a happy holiday, and a Happy New Year. And as …

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Matt Santos redux?

December 24, 2006

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As I read the headline on the front page of the Sunday Washington Post this morning, I started to ponder what seems to be our timely viewing of season six of The West Wing (as I’ve mentioned before, we are …

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Songs

December 22, 2006

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Hark the Herald Angels Sing. Please Come Home for Christmas. O Come All Ye Faithful. Merry Christmas Darling. White Christmas. The soundtrack from A Charlie Brown Christmas. These are just a few of the many holiday classics …

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Better than …

December 21, 2006

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It’s a crazy time of year for everyone. As you can probably guess, since I haven’t posted for several days, our family is no exception.A couple days with the grandparents, activities to fill a week off from school before …

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OK, I’m desperate

December 17, 2006

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I know I said the other day that Mr. PunditMom and I don’t exchange major gifts this time of year, but I do want to get him a little something. I came up with what I thought was a good

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If it was good enough for Terri Schiavo

December 14, 2006

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Living in the Washington, D.C. area, news outlets are abuzz with the story about Democratic South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson having a possible stroke and being in critical condition after brain surgery. The buzz isn’t so much for his health …

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Work/life balance?

December 13, 2006

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I hesitated to write this post, but something has been gnawing at me, so here goes. I read a profile in a local publication this week that focused on a woman law firm partner and mother of two, who recently …

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Mmmmm. Balls.

December 13, 2006

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OK, I admit it. I’m borrowing this idea from One Weird Mother. CrankMama sent me over there this morning and I found this — one of my all time favorite holiday SNL sketches! I dare you not to laugh …

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Reindeer poop!!

December 12, 2006

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When you’re almost seven, the believing in Santa thing starts to raise a lot of questions. Not so much the “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus”-type questions (yet!), but practical ones that only an almost-seven, going on 30, year-old …

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My Christmas gift to my friends

December 11, 2006

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Ho, Ho, Ho!Yes, in our house it’s once again that time of year when we drag a dead tree into our house and deck it with twinkly lights and special ornaments! For us, it’s also time to light …

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A little way to help make the world a better place

December 11, 2006

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Even though it is hard to admit, a lot of us still love to see the overflowing stockings on Christmas morning, at least for our small kids. But aside from the holiday-season shopping, many of us also give a lot …

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