Monthly Archives: May 2012

Originally posted on The Magnificent Something:
Absolute blank; infinite void; totally empty. I am standing in front of a man in a suit, ready to give me a penny for my thoughts, and it is now that my mind goes…

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HaPPy Birthday to my MOM!

Today is my mama’s birthday!  Her gift was mailed last week, but it seems to be stuck in Virginia….she is in Oklahoma.  So much for planning ahead!  We’ll see how that saga plays out….but in the meantime, HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MAMA!! … Continue reading

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In Flanders Fields ~

In Flanders fields  the poppies blow, Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead.  Short days ago,  We lived, … Continue reading

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Thirty Years Later ~( Happy Anniversary)

This weekend is a pretty big milestone for my hubby and I.  When you are twenty-two years old and crazy in love and excited about the future…..well….let’s face it…you don’t really think that much about said future.  Oh sure you DO think … Continue reading

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Memorial Day ~ An Observation

I recall when I was growing up that there was something extra special about Memorial Day.  While I wasn’t exactly certain why it was special, I would observe my dad, a United States Air Force Veteran, placing his American Flag … Continue reading

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Favorite Summer Food & Drink Stuff! (oh so easy!)

So yesterday I was digging in my freezer, and I saw this favorite treat.  Yoplait Smoothies are found in the freezer area at your store. They are just over $2 and are two servings to a package. But if you hide … Continue reading

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Joplin, Missouri ~ One Year Later

While we were in Joplin, Missouri on Saturday, we made a stop at the Boot Outlet Store.  Chi worked here while he was in undergraduate school and I love getting boots at a great price! As Angie (my daughter-in-law) and … Continue reading

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Graduation Day ~

Saturday morning, bright and early, we got up, dressed and headed down the highway a couple of hours to Joplin, Missouri.  On this morning our youngest son, Chi, would graduate with his Masters.  We would not miss this celebration! And … Continue reading

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Visiting Small Town America ~ Leadville, Colorado

This is a view through the window of an old miner’s cabin.  We climbed via four-wheeler. A couple of years ago  I was talked into going to Colorado, Leadville, to be exact, on a “girls” trip.  My aunts, my mom, … Continue reading

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Cool Clear Water (well, maybe a little murky)

Do you ever watch Dr. Oz?  I don’t watch it as often as I’d like (my son says it scares him….Dr. Oz makes him think he has some strange disease…lol), but a couple of days ago there was an episode on that … Continue reading

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