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Christmas comes early this year

That's right. Most years I am perturbed to hear Christmas music before Thanksgiving but this year I am thoroughly ready for Christmas season to be here. Maybe it's because we've had a couple sub-freezing weekends already and maybe it's because I have a son for the first time and I want him to experience Christmas. Either way, when Thanksgiving dinner was done, Christmas music starting blasting from the Readmobile on our trip home. This will be a pretty swanky holiday season :)

Some highlights:
-Ran the Turkey Trot 10k downtown. It was a very fun event and I finished with a 9:09 m/m pace. Not too bad considering I did a 9:03 m/m pace for my first 5k this spring!
-Bought red rope lights which we will decorate our front porch with. Soon to follow will be the candy cane looking pillars on our house!
-Wrote, rewrote, and re-rewrote the sermon for this weekend. Praying that God uses me in spite of my pride (it's a curious thing to feel pride about delivering the word of God and I'm praying against that in my preparation)


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