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Christmas with the Family 2011, by Beverly Hicks Burch

There is no way another Christmas has come and gone…but it has! Even though I was feeling a little peaked I threw on a few clothes (no, I didn’t say I threw up on a few clothes, but given the state of my stomach on Christmas Day, that certainly could have been an option), added… Continue reading Christmas with the Family 2011, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Absolutely Fabulous, by Beverly Hicks Burch

This is my niece Abbi who has put AbFab back into absolutely fabulous. This little girl make me wish I could live to be 110. Abbi is becoming a delightful little chatterbox. I’m Aunt “Bef”…she could call me Spot and I’d be happy as long as she’d love me and let me delight in her… Continue reading Absolutely Fabulous, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Happy Birthday, Daddy, by Beverly Hicks Burch

It just so happens that the last few days I have been doing a little research on my East Tennessee and Western North Carolina “roots”. This picture celebrates two really big reasons I have those roots I love so much…my Papaw Hicks and my Daddy. Of course, my Papaw is the proud dad of the… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Daddy, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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I Married a Serial What?! by Beverly Hicks Burch

I Married a Serial What?! By Beverly Hicks Burch In another life I probably should have been a detective or some sort of forensic specialist. I’m fascinated with crime stories, the CSI franchise (yeah, I know it doesn’t really work like that in real life) and love the Investigation Discovery channel. One of my favorite… Continue reading I Married a Serial What?! by Beverly Hicks Burch

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God’s Green Earth, by Beverly Hicks Burch

In the foothills of the Smoky Mountains there is a little hamlet called Townsend, TN. It is part of my ancestral roots. My Daddy was born there and his daddy before him and so on and so on. The Hicks Family and the Walker family and the Dunn family were Blount County residents for generations.… Continue reading God’s Green Earth, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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A Special Anniversary and Birthday, by Beverly Hicks Burch

This past week we celebrated a very special occasion in our family…the anniversary of welcoming Abbi into our family AND her second birthday. Her Dad shares it just like it is…with heart. Please take the time to read their story, people. It will warm your heart on this Mother’s Day eve. In the meantime, Abbi,… Continue reading A Special Anniversary and Birthday, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Man in Black, by Beverly Hick Burch

My Tall & Handsome…AKA former lifeguard…AKA former surfer…AKA former competitive swimmer…AKA former jammies wearer…AKA Ron Jon patron…AKA former quasi-hippie…AKA Satellite Beach (FL) High grad…AKA Florida State University Alumni…AKA gringo New Mexican (also know as Mighty Whitey)…AKA soulmate…AKA love of my life… By the way, dig those knees. That took years of surfing to develop those!… Continue reading Man in Black, by Beverly Hick Burch

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Looking Back, by Beverly Hicks Burch

My Tall & Handsome’s mother passed away on March 16th. She was living in Rochester, MN at the time and unfortunately we were locked away in the extreme Southeastern US at the time, bound by duties and circumstances that kept us in place. We last saw Hazel in November 2009 when we went up for… Continue reading Looking Back, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Dear Abbi, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Dear Abbi By Beverly Hicks Burch Baby girl, I’ve been percolating on writing this letter to you for some time now. Seems like every time I try to set down to do it something happens or I just get so emotional I can’t seem to even write. After Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve I knew more… Continue reading Dear Abbi, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Twas the Night Before Christmas 2010, by Beverly Hicks Burch

There nothing like the laughter of children to bring home the specialness of the season that Christmas is…after all Christmas started with the birth of a Child. This year we have a little lump of sugar in our family that just melts our hearts and makes us thankful there is a God in Heaven who… Continue reading Twas the Night Before Christmas 2010, by Beverly Hicks Burch