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Archive | October, 2012



It was the perfect storm. My birthday expectation this year was the same as every year — Jeff and I would go eat somewhere we like to celebrate our birthdays, which are a week apart. We never make a big deal out of either of our birthdays, and we hadn’t made any plans — so […]

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You won’t believe this, but I’ve had a post titled “30” in draft since August. I remember, as my birthday was approaching this year, that I needed to start gathering my thoughts. I just dug out the post, hoping it would provide a place to start as I am otherwise a bit scattered. It was […]

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Patch o’ Pumpkins

This is the final post from our week with my parents, and I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to post it! I hope it is worth the wait. The density of pumpkin patches in Northwest Arkansas continues to impress me year after year.  I swear there are more every fall. So when we […]

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I run this town.

I’m a sucker for a Fayetteville race. And I’m an even bigger sucker for the Fayetteville fall weather. So registering for the Chile Pepper 10K was an easy decision. I’ve known for months I wanted to run a race that weekend — and I originally had a half marathon in mind. But… the summer turned […]

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Practice makes perfect

Charlie Brown’s got nothin’ on this kid. Football Practice from Sarah Hood on Vimeo. CLICK HERE if you don’t see a video. He is a stickler for accuracy when it comes to his uniforms. The gloves (and helmet and pants and jersey) were all his idea. “Just like the real football players.”

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