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Dear Joe and Beth…

When you open this package and find the wedding gifts from our children inside, your first reaction will probably be “Do we actually have to save these?” The answer is of course, no. The reason why we have sent them is more for our children's benefit than yours. You see, our children have a generous streak that usually manifests itself …

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Christmas Pie – Yum!

This pie is an apple pie with cranberry and ginger in the mix. It isn't as sweet as your typical pie, leaning more towards a spiced wine taste but it sure tasted great on Christmas morning.

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Holy Family Ball

What better way to spend the Feast of the Holy Family than to get all dressed up and go to a dance with the whole family? Each year a family in Colorado Springs sponsors a Holy Family Ball at the Air Force Academy. Everyone is encouraged to dress up as much as possible for the event. The dance is held …

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Large Families – Not Just for the Poor Anymore!

There's an odd phenomenon being reported in tony enclaves across the country: highly educated, highly compensated couples popping out four or more children–happily and by choice. In Loudoun County, a suburb of Washington, four-packs of siblings rule the playgrounds. In New York City, real estate agents tell of families buying two or three adjacent apartments to create giant spaces for …

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The Evolution of Bedtime Prayers

Lucy (8): I pray for the conversion of Hugo Chavez. Anne (4) the next week: I pray for that guy who sells oil to be good. Susan (3) a couple of weeks later: I pray for the gas station guy.

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