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What Impact Could You Make in 90 Years?

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My grandmother (better known to us as "Nanny") turns ninety years old today. We traveled to Kentucky over the holidays and were able to see her. We all agree, she doesn't look ninety. On the contrary, God has blessed her with great health, and we feel so blessed to have her in our lives. I spent my earliest …

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Baby Sam Takes Over the World

Some stories are timeless, like this one, written by one Ella Grace, my eight-year-old daughter. Enjoy. Once there was a baby named Sam and he had the smelliest diaper in the world. He had decided to that if he distracted his family he could make a run for the White House. So one day he crawled into the …

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God Took Me To School About My Rules

Treasure Island Beach, Laguna Beach, CA

Yesterday, we headed to Treasure Island Beach. It's a beautiful spot in Laguna Beach hidden away behind the Montage Resort. You have to hike a bit to get down to it, but once you're there, you're enclosed between two beautiful cliffs. We put our towels down about 50 feet from the wet sand to make sure we …

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Today, I Had My Cake… And I Ate it Too!

Our Cake!

What does it take to enjoy a nearly perfect day? Well... Seeing your precious daughter turn 8 years old. Southern California summer - 80 and no humidity. A trip to the Grove in Hollywood. A visit to the American Girl Store... where they served cake. Watching Ella spend gift certificates on a new …

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A New Year, A New School, and New Opportunities

Ella Off to School

The last couple of weeks have been rather interesting at the Cox house. Angie has begun a new career teaching Bible at Life Way Christian School in Centerton, just a few miles away, and Ella started second grade there today. Though Angie will take Ella with her each day, I had the privilege of delivering her to …

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