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I can't believe its been so long since I blogged.  The truth is, I don't sit in front of my computer all day now, so its easy to forget.  Unfortunately, my job finally came to an end on December 2nd.  I knew it was coming, but thought I'd at least finish out the year - well Merry Christmas to me, I had a 2 day notice.

Last week was my first full week of unemployment and I swear I was busy all day but I'm still not sure what I accomplished.  At least I'm getting lots of quality time with my pups!  My goal this week is to clean the house from top to bottom!  Personally, I rather be working cause that does not sound fun!!

The Christmas parties have started - we had Will's company party on Friday night in Atlanta.  It was a nice time and the food was amazing.  Then, on Saturday night, our friends had their annual Christmas party which is always the best time.  Yesterday, we kept in the Christmas mood and went to the parade downtown!  I was rather surprised that Will actually went - we thought about taking the pups but ended up leaving them at home because we weren't sure if they would be overly terrified of the noises.  Good thing we left them because it was definitely loud with the sirens and revving engines.

I hope everyone has a wonderful Monday!

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I'm back!!!

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I never thought about losing a parent before.  As I grew up, I lost my grandparents and understood that I would have to worry about losing others as they too got older.  But, I never imagined being 30 and having to think about a parent leaving my life.  What a scary thought.  It definitely got me thinking.

Life is precious.  I can't sweat the small stuff.  I shouldn't worry about stupid things that really don't matter.  You never know how much time you have left in this world, so enjoy every moment that you can.  Have fun!  Let those that you love know that you love them.

I am not done with my parents.  I still need them ALL.  I don't think that will ever change though.

Pupdate

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