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Thankful for this exciting time of year


I don’t particularly love snow or cold weather, but Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons are an exciting time of year. It’s a time to celebrate the joy of family and friends together and a reminder of how truly blessed I am.

With each holiday task, from preparing Thanksgiving dinner to starting my holiday baking and decorating, it’s always a time full of wonderful memories. You can just feel the warmth in the air that holds you tightly against the winter chill.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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