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How to Give Back in Nashville

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No matter what you are passionate about – grab your friend, your teacher, your sibling – somebody.. and get plugged in! Here are some of my favorite ways to get involved and give back here in Nashville… The Organization: St. Jude Rock & Roll Marathon How to Help: Cheer Station Want to help during the marathon without running? Be a …

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In Memory of Dad Cone: August 26, 2012

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It’s ironic that I posted an update on Dad Cone for the first time tonight in over a month and now, here I am, just hours later with another update. But this one will be my last. Richard Allen Cone, Sr. passed away tonight at 8:14pm. Yes, my husband’s father died tonight in Hospice care. Thankfully, Ricky has been in …

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Dad Cone Update: August 26, 2012

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It’s been a month and a half since I’ve updated you on Ricky’s dad. Most of you know I stopped sharing regularly on here because I came under some scrutiny for sharing a story that’s not my own. But when it comes to something that affects our family in such a way as it has this summer, I believe this …

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Dad Cone Update: July 8, 2012

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I know it’s been awhile since I’ve posted a Dad Cone update, but honestly, since we haven’t been in Florida with him, it’s been hard to share second-hand information. But Ricky just flew back down to Florida on Friday night, so he’s gotten to see dad in person for the first time since mid-June. When I spoke to dad a …

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Dad Cone Update: On Our Way Home June14, 2012

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We drove home from Florida yesterday. It was hard to walk away not knowing when we’ll be back, but it’s comforting knowing how many people have been surrounding dad and our entire family during this time. Since there’s not a huge update in terms of dad’s care, we thought we’d just share some pictures we took before we left dad …

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An Early Father’s Day with Dad Cone: June 13, 2012

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I’m a little late with an update on Dad Cone from yesterday, but Ricky wanted to share some things with you in his own words so here it is…straight from his lips to my fingers 😉 June 13, 2012 In the last couple days, dad has become really unstable on his feet and needed much more assistance more quickly than …

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Dad Cone’s First Day at Home: June 12, 2012

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I’m up past 1 am for the second night in a row and even though I’m exhausted, I can’t go to sleep. Last night Dad Cone was up late after sleeping most of the afternoon, so several of us stayed up late talking with him. Tonight we all gathered at Aunt Susan’s for a family dinner complete with my favorite …

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Bringing Dad Cone Home from the Hospital: June 11, 2012

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First of all, let me say a big thank you to everyone who has offered prayers, tweets, phone calls, Facebook messages, meals and more for Dad Cone…they are noticed and greatly appreciated. When I walked into the hospital this morning, the front desk person that checks in all visitors commented with, “Rick must be really loved because he’s had more …

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Driving to see Dad Cone: the beginning of the journey

At this very moment, we are in a car driving from Nashville to South Florida to be with Ricky’s family. On Thursday night, as we were pulling into our community group, Ricky got a text from his sister that his father had a mass on his brain. Before he could even ask any questions, he received a phone call from …

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