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On the ninth day of Christmas my true love gave to me…a tech free space.

I looked around the room to see five people all facing the middle of the room, the television showing a movie we were watching ‘together’. It should have been a great shared experience, but for the five people in the … Continue reading

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On the seventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me…entertainment.

Entertainment is a form of escape. It takes on different forms and most of them do not involve work. So, when someone is watching an awesome bowl game between two college teams with as much back story drama as ’50 … Continue reading

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On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…freedom.

As our kids and I stood in the Lubbock airport and watch mommy go through security, I am struck by the difference that almost ten years of marriage makes. She is going to visit her family that is in need … Continue reading

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On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me…family holiday ground rules.

The second debt of Christmas is to your immediate family. There are so many things that pull on you during the holidays and you have to develop family ground rules to deal with those issues. These are general rules on … Continue reading

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On the Third Day of Christmas my True Love Gave to me…one million dollars.

If this is the first post you are reading in this series, let me recommend you first read ‘Twelve Debts of Christmas‘ and ‘Family Holiday Ground Rules’.  The third debt of Christmas is just that, debt. Anytime you have debt … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving to Remember

The miles of New Mexico highway stretched out in front of me as if inviting me to drive to eternity…a journey that we are all on and one that may run for miles between big and memorable events. Each day … Continue reading

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