Tag Archives: Christmas

My Beautiful Nalla Passed Away

December 23rd at 11:07pm my best friend Nalla passed away from a heart attack. Nalla was my Christmas present from Ronnie 16 years ago.

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Christmas, Duckworth Style

At this time of year, almost everybody is busy shopping and preparing for Christmas. We were very busy this week, too, but things are different for us this year. For the last nine days, we’ve been taking care of our … Continue reading

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Protected: The Rise and Fall of Portland Trailblazer Kevin Duckworth

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The House Fire I Survived and Why It Forever Ruined Christmas for Me

The holiday season┬áhas always been difficult for me, even as a child, and especially since the Christmas of 1976, when I was 15 years old. But after having children of my own, I always made sure they had a very … Continue reading

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