Celebrate Reading

May 17, 2011 Jonathan and I love to read. Actually, I enjoy reading but Jonathan LOVES to read.  He reports that he got into trouble in 4th grade for reading when they were supposed to be working on something else […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things

May 16, 2011 We saw CYT South’s production of “Sound of Music” on Sunday afternoon.  I love “a few of my favorite things” so I thought today I would share a few of my favorite things from our busy weekend. […]

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Lessons Learned from Children’s Choirs

May 15, 2011 Tonight,  Rachel will have her final Children’s Choir Concert. There will be more choir concerts but they won’t be children’s choir.  In thinking about t his, a bit of melancholy invades my soul.  There is a wonderful innocence […]

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RUN DADDY RUN!

May 14, 2011 Today my husband is running a 50 mile utlra marathon!  In spite of all our teasing, I am very proud of him. He started running to celebrate being cancer free.  He is almost 12 years cancer free! […]

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Differently-abled

May 13, 2011 Our weekend is packed!  From Christian Youth Theater’s (CYT East) Annie, starring our friend Abby Kate Lasala and many of our other CYT friends, to Daddy’s Ultra on Saturday, to middle school transition breakfast on Sunday morning, […]

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Teacher Appreciation and a Key Lime Pie

May 12, 2011 Teacher appreciation week was last week but I had not started my blog then. So here’s to all the great teachers out there!  We have been blessed with remarkable teachers throughout Rachel’s life. I think teaching is […]

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Why blog? Why now?

May 11, 2011 When I was growing up, I dreamed I would be a famous author.  That was my first real ambition.  For as long as I can remember I have written. I spent hours at the creek behind our […]

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I Love Peanut Butter!

May 9, 2011     I am proud of my Southern heritage (hence the SassySouthernGal title; more on that another day).  One very southern thing about me is that I do so love to cook, and I love to use […]

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My First Blog: Great Women of My Life

May 8, 2011 Jonathan has been wanting me to do a blog for several years. Most importantly, I chose a name for my blog. SassySouthernGal. Seems quite appropriate. Don’t know where this will go but I did think that Mother’s […]

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It’s Who I Am

March 21, 2013 Today is World Down Syndrome Day!  It is a day recognized by the UN, countries and organizations around the world where we celebrate the lives of individuals with Down syndrome.  It is March 21 every year.  March, […]

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