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2021 Literary Escapes Challenge

- Alabama (1)
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Australia (3)
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My Progress:


51 / 51 states. 100% done!

2021 Fall Into Reading Challenge

My Progress:


21 / 24 books. 88% done!

2021 Children's Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

2021 Children's Historical Fiction Reading Challenge
(Hosted by Yours Truly!)

My Progress:


20 / 25 books. 80% done!

2021 Popsugar Reading Challenge

My Progress:


38 / 52 books. 73% done!

Booklist Queen's 2021 Reading Challenge

My Progress:


41 / 52 books. 79% done!

2021 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

2021 Craving for Cozies Reading Challenge

The 52 Club's 2021 Reading Challenge

My Progress:


47 / 52 books. 90% done!
Thursday, November 27, 2008

Thanksgiving Blessings

I hope you are all stuffed to the gills, and enjoying some after-Thanksgiving relaxation. If you're anything like me, you're ready to sleep off all the food. Before I head to bed, though, I thought you all might want to know about the extra-special blessing I got for the holiday - the baby girl we've been planning to adopt was born on Tuesday night! We were a little shocked, since she's not due for another 3 weeks, but she's beautiful and healthy. She weighs 6 lbs. 7 oz. and is 20 inches long. Because this will be a closed adoption, I can't give you too many specifics, and I feel like I shouldn't post pictures here, but I wanted to tell you all my good news.

I will be out of town until next week, so I won't be posting any reviews. I'll be reading, of course, and will post when I can. Thanks for your patience :)

This year, I am especially thankful for all of my friends (online and off), my family and the many, many blessings I receive from God. I truly don't deserve a life this good!

Happy Thanksgiving, everybody!

10 comments:

  1. WOW! Another Thanksgiving blessing! Congratulations Mommy! Wishing you some reading time, sleep-filled nights and that sweet baby-smell!
    Gaye

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  2. Ah, that is so cool! Congratulations! Very happy for you.

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  3. Congratulations! What a wonderful, unforgettable Thanksgiving. Enjoy those little toes and fingers, wiggles and coos, snuggles and smiles!

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  4. Of course you deserve these wonderful blessings, Susan. You're a very good person, and the Lord certainly knows what you need and what He needs to have you do!! WE love you. Mom

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  5. congratulations! what a wonderful thanksgiving blessing!

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  6. Congratulations, Susan! :) That's a special blessing indeed.

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  7. Congrats! That is super exciting! I bet your little girl is in heaven :)

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  8. Congratulations!!! That is so awesome! I am so excited for you! It's amazing how things work out! Good luck with your new little one, and I am so happy for you!

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  9. Wow, congratulations! That is so awesome for you. I'm happy for you!

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