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Day 301: Happy Bullets


  • The kids are playing legos and singing their own medley of Jame Taylor's "Mexico" and "Shower the People" and it makes my heart swell. 
  • We went to school Mass today and I remembered, as I do weekly, how one of the things I like so much about a small, Catholic school is the way the big and little kids are integrated. The fifth and sixth graders sit mixed in with the kindergartners and first graders for Mass, probably to keep them from getting too wiggly and out of control. I enjoyed seeing a big (kind of punkish-looking) kid helping a kindergartner tie his shoe, and an older girl sharing her music book with a little one and helping her follow along. 
  • I found a Christmas gift for my sister today and I'm so excited about it. I'd love to share a link but she occasionally pops on to ye olde blog, so I can't. Yet. Gifts are my love language and I'm thrilled about this one. 
  • I have a love/hate relationship with the Internet, namely social media. But I found said gift from an Etsy shop I discovered via following one of my favorite bloggers on Instagram. And so, Internet wins again. 
  • I feel good about myself because I have three Christmas gifts purchased now. I never used to plan ahead and would always scramble in December. Last year I tried shopping ahead of time and I had a goal to do half of my shopping either locally or at a small business (like through Etsy). I did a decent job of it and I hope to do that again this year. 

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