Posted in animals, Oklahoma, Reflections, Tulsa
Tagged flamingos, I love my hubby, labor day, piglet quote, Pooh quote, Rest, sleep, sleeping animals, Something tells me it's all happening at the zoo, The Value of Doing Nothing, Tulsa Zoo, Zoo
Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. (Philippians 4:8)
(post # 500! huggles to all….be nice to people!)
It’s the little things, right?
Be Kind to others.
It’s not that I like mowing the lawn, nor do I dislike it. I’m simply practical in that I’d rather keep the money in my pocket than pay someone. I am kinda particular on how I want it done. Yes….the exercise is good. But typically by August, we are mowing just every couple of weeks as the grass is white from drought. This year the Lord has blessed us with an abundance of rain and cooler summer temps…. hence mowing twice a week. Thank you Lord….
Then….this happened. As I was trimming away with the weed eater yesterday, my web-footed neighbor appeared.
Off into my garage he went! And then….this happened….there were two!
The morning just got better and better after this surprise visit. It made me more aware of my surroundings. This lawn stuff ??? Glad to do it. Well, at least for today.
By the way, as I was working on a project in our garage last night….THREE ducks came to keep me company. Smile.
Be nice to people. We never know what a person may be dealing with in their life.
(Happy Birthday Stebo! ♥ )
August 8th, 1954, my parents were married in the parsonage of a little Nazarene Church in Marlow, Oklahoma. There is much I could share with you about them and the positive influence that they have had on the lives of our family and most anyone who’s ever known them….but I think the words below pretty much sum it up~
I was hungry and you gave me food. I was thirsty and you gave me drink. I was a stranger and you invited me inside. When I needed clothes, you clothed me…
Whatever you did for one in need, you did for ME. (a paraphrase of a portion of Matthew 25)
Happy Sixtieth Wedding Anniversary, Mom and Dad!
Thank you both for all you do for others. Still. Much love and enjoy your celebration!
(Want to know more? Read “Love Story“, by my mom.)
Posted in Family, Oklahoma, Reflections, Relationships
Tagged 60th Anniversary, from this day forward, Happy Anniversary, Marlow OK, Matthew 25, Mom and Dad, Sixty Years, The least of these
We never know what a day may bring….or what treasures might be dropped right in front of us. This was that kind of day. A glorious much-needed rain….all. day. long. When it finally stopped, out I went with my little dogs to the backyard only to see a rainbow! While I grabbed the camera and attempted to catch the quickly fading colors, hubby called. He was all about the brilliant rainbow. How could we be in the same town and have different rainbows?!? Go out to the front yard, he said.
And there I found the other end that I know must have been hiding the pot of gold. After just a couple of shots…my favorite five-year old arrived. Did you see the rainbow, K? (I asked) She looked at the skittles in the sky, unimpressed, and then her eyes lit up. OH! I have to check on my flowers! (she said…running to the end of my porch)
And with my camera in hand….I found the greatest treasure of all. Rainbows come in many forms. While I have much concern about the future of our world…… that moment when I see a child concerned about “her flowers” after the rain….well….a little hope is restored. Love you, my K. Your mommy is smiling from heaven.
Be nice to people. You never know what they may be dealing with today. ♥
Posted in Curiosity, Oklahoma
Tagged after the rain, double rainbow, heaven smiles, hope, kihley, little hands, pot of gold, promises, rainbows, Roses, treasures
We decided this year we would discourage the bird nests from our front porch.
They’d already claimed the grill on the back porch! We found a toy snake at a garage sale. It’s been said these will scare the birds away. Cheap fix. :)
Hello little ones! Love them. What were thinking?
Be nice to people. You never know what they may be going through. ♥
Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?
A Saturday trip to Oklahoma City? A stop by the OSU Farmer’s Market should top that list. It is so much more that fruits and veggies…
Go by and say Hello to Mom and Dad!
Now in my garden!
Support your local farmers!
And be nice to people. You never know what they may be going through today.
Posted in Flower Photos, Friends, Musicians, Oklahoma, photos, Uncategorized
Tagged Basket Weaving, Farmer's Market, herbs, mom and dad's market, orchids, OSU Farmer's Market, support local farmers