30 Days of Lists – #28 – Memories made this year

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I am participating in the 30 Days of Lists December edition!

Memories made this year

  1. Gus joined our family (that’s him above)
  2. Special time with Dad in the hospital
  3. Visits with aunts, uncles, cousins & friends with Dad
  4. Playing music for Dad
  5. Learning how to mow the lawn
  6. Going to Running Gagg & Con on the Cob with Skotte, Ang & Alana and others
  7. Meeting new friends like K&G and the Daves!
  8. Reconnecting with many friends from church and my childhood
  9. Getting help with the yard from Meg & Dustin
  10. Meeting birthday buddy Noah for the first time

Love, Cori!

30 Days of Lists – #26 – I am thankful for…

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I am participating in the 30 Days of Lists December edition!

I am thankful for…

  1. my family
  2. my wonderful friends
  3. my two entertaining dogs
  4. a beautiful house to live in
  5. enough food to eat
  6. my church community
  7. my health
  8. my creative spirit
  9. people who have supported my new business endeavors
  10. a new year to look forward to

Love, Cori!

30 Days of Lists – #25 – Can’t Get Enough Of…

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I am participating in the 30 Days of Lists December edition!

Can’t Get Enough Of…

  1. my homemade chicken soup
  2. Christmas music
  3. Eskimo cookies
  4. ice water
  5. holiday lights
  6. Christmas/Holiday cards
  7. peanut butter balls
  8. oatmeal with raisins (I seem to have food on the brain)
  9. dog cuddles
  10. tshirts!

Love, Cori!

30 Days of Lists – #24 – Things I heard today

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I am participating in the 30 Days of Lists December edition!

Things I heard today

  1. My alarm going off too early
  2. Dogs barking
  3. The mail truck arriving
  4. Red Sonja movie
  5. Christmas music
  6. Soup boiling
  7. Skotte’s voice
  8. Scissors as my mom cut my hair
  9. Beautiful music at church
  10. The laughter of good friends

Love, Cori!

30 Days of Lists – #23 – Who I consider “Family”

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I am participating in the 30 Days of Lists December edition!

Who I Consider “Family”

  1. Skotte
  2. Nathan
  3. Maddie
  4. Gus
  5. Mom
  6. Erik
  7. Skotte’s parents
  8. Skotte’s sister Barb
  9. Niece Kyra
  10. Vivi & Eric – this relationship is special because since Vivi is my mom’s twin, she is like a second mother to me
  11. Aunts and uncles, cousins, spouses, their children
  12. Anyone related by blood or marriage 🙂 This list could get ridiculous!
  13. Diego de Valera
  14. Dustin, Meg and their doggies
  15. My gamer-friends family – Ang, Woody, Chris, TJ, Deb, Dr. Angela, Tristan, Julie
  16. RachaelCassandra, one of my besties
  17. My talker family & my church family & my musical family
  18. Jason , Beth & their crew
  19. Jean Marie
  20. Pretty much all of my friends are an extension of family.  I know I’m forgetting important people in here!

Love, Cori!

30 Days of Lists – #22 – Things that can wait until tomorrow

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I am participating in the 30 Days of Lists December edition!

Things that can wait until tomorrow

  1. Most things 🙂
  2. Finish Christmas cards
  3. Wrap presents
  4. Clean
  5. Finish decorating
  6. Make cookies
  7. Make banana bread
  8. Chicken soup!
  9. Bills
  10. Worrying!

(I should really try to do a little of all these things today anyway…! Except Worrying!)

Love, Cori!

30 Days of Lists – #21 – Positive things from this week

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I am participating in the 30 Days of Lists December edition!

Positive Things From This Week

  1. St. Lucia Festival!
  2. Recovered from stomach bug!
  3. Received orders for jewelry and mailed them out!
  4. Made new friends!
  5. Even though it was hard, was able to say important things that will hopefully make life better in the future!
  6. Won a nifty star at St. Lucia Festival!
  7. Played my violin and enjoyed it!
  8. Had lots of dog cuddle time!
  9. Learned new things about my wonderful city!
  10. Prepared in case ice storm was very bad!

Love, Cori!

Saturday Links

A few stories that I found fascinating this week

  1. _71767893_de28South Sudan quashes coup attempt, says President Kiir  – One of my acquaintances has been traveling in Juba with others as the initial coup happened. Luckily, they evacuated shortly after. The South Sudan has seen so much fighting. I wish for peace for the people there.
  2. baby-brain_2381083bEvidence in the effects of neglect in a child’s brain – Astonishing to see!
  3. aWbvmO8Texts between a father and his son during the Arapahoe shooting – This really got to me.      
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    Amazing new Battle of the Bulge photos – Truly fascinating to look at!

Love, Cori!

30 Days of Lists – #20 – With a day to myself, I would…

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I am participating in the 30 Days of Lists December edition!

With a day to myself, I would…

  1. start the day with waffles, eggs and bacon
  2. put on some cheesy music and dance my pants off
  3. go to one of the awesome museums we have here in Rochester
  4. catch up on Elementary
  5. read, read, read
  6. eat sushi
  7. take a walk
  8. play my violin and make up whatever tune I wanted
  9. noodle around at the piano
  10. plan out the garden for next summer

Love, Cori!