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Monday, December 26th, 2011
John Embry

I love my home.  I guess I've always known this but it really hit me last night.  We hosted the Embry family Christmas celebration, which was a huge success.  I think we had around 40 descendants/relatives of Audra and Eva Embry at our home.  It was great and a testament to them.  

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Monday, December 26th, 2011

My niece, Naonna, moved back home this month—she is from the Shelbyville area.  She has been living with us off and on for the past two years.  Naonna is in the National Guard, and she took a new job in supply in Frankfort.

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Sunday, December 25th, 2011

Twas the night before Christmas, and all through our house, Nerf bullets were flying, even at the mouse.  The stockings were hung beside the stairs, In hopes that Santa would see theirs.  Mac and Tucker were nestled in their beds, While dreams of more nerf guns danced in their heads.

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Saturday, December 24th, 2011

While Santa’s busy checking his list, I’m inspecting claims that spending sleigh-fuls of money on government preschool programs would result in long-term improvement for Kentucky’s children.

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Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

It’s time, once again, for the Big Dummy of the Year Awards.  The Fred Sanford inspired award has four nominees this year.  Why only four, you ask?

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Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

When my daughters were small, I read a children’s story book to them before bedtime. One of my favorite books was “Twas the Night before Christmas.” I probably read it much too often between Thanksgiving and Christmas. My children could say the lines as I read them.

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Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

You'll not see this until November is gone . . . the month we always pay special honor to our veterans. And December 7th just passed . . . as FDR called it "A date that will live in infamy." My generation simply knew it as "Pearl Harbor," the Japanese attack that led the U.S.

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Monday, December 19th, 2011

I am typing this column with my left hand.  I had carpal tunnel surgery on my right hand this past Thursday, and I am bandaged from my fingertips to midway up my right arm.  The pre-op nurse who took my information on Wednesday told me she had had the same procedure three weeks before, and she as

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Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Have you ever had one of those moments when you wish there really was an Easy button that you could buy?  I would most definitely want a lifetime warranty with it!  I'm sure if there were such a thing, the easy button would be as popular as having a cell phone.

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Friday, December 16th, 2011

It happens almost like clockwork. Each year, right around Thanksgiving, Christians begin to get all worked up about the holidays.

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