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Me & my big mouth...

Earlier this evening, I sat at a round table with a group of friends. It was a "post-Christmas" Christmas party, and before dinner we sat chit-chatting about this, that, and the other thing. Apparently, my reputation as a savvy facebook status updater has gone before me, and the conversation eventually turned to my most recent update regarding the events of my day. In a nutshell, my 3 children have been on Christmas vacation all week, my daughter had a friend over to play today...all day, and needless to say, it was all coming to a head today and grating on my nerves...just a wee bit. I had reflected on this ever-so-lightly with my facebook status.

So when the conversation at our little round table turned to my thoughts and feelings as a mother this week, I opened my mouth and spoke. Words that 10 years ago, I never would've believed or even dreamed that I would dare speak. And yet, tonight...I did.

"Sometimes, I wonder what in the world I was even thinking...wa…

Dear Genea-Santa,

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I think I've been a very good girl this year...okay, well at least when it comes to genealogy (all those other things...let's not discuss that right now). But I have worked hard and been diligent in my own personal research, not so much in the past few months - but you know how important it is to take a break don't you Genea-Santa? I have also spent a fair amount of time contributing my skills to various genealogy websites and even researching other family histories besides my own!! Keeping this in mind, I'd like to personally request a few items this year if you can reach down deep into your big red bag for me.

First of all, I would reeeeeeeally love to be able to look into this certification thing further...and that would involve Boston University and their program. So if you happen to have a couple of extra dollars in your wallet, feel free to just leave that in my stocking. It's the only green one out of the bunch, so you won't get them confused with my…