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Tag Archives: Holidays

Guest Post: Jon McGovern – New Year’s Eve

Hi Everyone, Jon here. Last Month was December and on the 31st it was New Year’s Eve. I want to know what your Resolution is, or you did you do anything New Year’s Eve. My resolution is to lose weight. Did you go to New York in Time’s Square, stay home to watch the Ball drop or do you do New Year’s Eve in your Area where they drop a ball? I just stayed home, and I stayed up to watch the ball drop in…

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Guest Post: Bobby Little on working in the community.

Bobby Little is a self-advocate, a SUFU Member and live in Presque Isle, Maine. He and Kile recently spoke about his working in the community: Bobby recently told us about getting a job for the Salvation Army.  Bobby said this is a flexible position and has worked a few times now.  After an interview and being hired in the first week of December, he stands outside rain, snow, and cold, ringing a bell and accepting donations.  This is an important position for Bobby and say’s…

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Guest Post: Jon McGovern – Thanksgiving Memories

Hi Members This Month is November, and we have Thanksgiving! What are your fondest Memories of Thanksgiving as a Child?  My fondest memories of Thanksgiving are being around the family and friend, watching NFL football on TV.  It is not noisy on Thanksgiving, and you get to enjoy yourself.  Getting to have Thanksgiving with my older brother growing up & before he left to go in the service.  I miss spending Thanksgiving with him.   What is one thing you liked to eat at Thanksgiving? The…

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Christmas Traditions Music Blog by Ms. Regina Bowie

  Christmas Traditions Music Blog by Ms. Regina Bowie 12/9/2021     Photo Taken by Regina Bowie I am very excited to share/collaborate this blog with SUFU about Christmas Tradition with Music I am going to talk about how music has been a part of my Holiday Tradition for very many years. It is about connections in the community you live in when it is your favorite holiday of the year and spending time with family too. It doesn’t matter who it is even if…

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Winter from Jon McGovern

Hi my name is Jon McGovern I would like to tell you a story about Winter. When you were a little kid winter was all you could think of. The Hot Chocolate. The baking of Cookies. Playing in the snow. Having snow fights. Building a snow forts. Making Snow Angles. And Waiting for Santa to come. To see if Santa was real. Christmas was the happiest time of year as a little kid. Watching the Best Christmas Movies ever. Going out to see the decorations…

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Miss the Family from Jon McGovern

Today we welcome Speaking Up For Us Staff member Jon McGovern as he shares some personal thoughts regarding seeing people close to him in the pandemic. Miss The Family I miss my family because of what is going on in the State of Maine. I do not get see my younger brother as much, or my two nieces at all. I love it when my nieces are over here. They brighten everything up at our house. They love to hangout with me when they are…

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