Monthly Archives: December 2012

It’s a New Day ~ Everyday!

Rain is falling in the heartland of Oklahoma today. Even though it is chilly and gloomy outside, this is a welcome sight given our drought situation. It is the perfect gift for closing out 2012. I have been reading many … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Friendships, Oklahoma, photos, ponderings, Ramblings, Reflections, Relationships, Thankful, Uncategorized, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 45 Comments

The Kayak Visit

Seems it’s always exciting around our house when the kids come for a visit. The younger set came a few days before Christmas, kayak in tow. I didn’t think twice about my suggestion they just park in the garage so … Continue reading

Posted in Curiosity, Humor, photos | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

Christmas Puppy Request ~ (Julie!)

If you saw yesterday’s post, Reindeer Stuffing, you may have read a request from my friend, Julie B. She wanted to see her favorite pic of “the girls”. First let me explain. Our kids originally adopted Sugar and Baby from … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Dogs, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

Reindeer Stuffing ~

Posted in Dogs, photos | Tagged , , , , , | 35 Comments

Merry Christmas ~

We grew up going to a tiny little church where me, my sisters, and a handful of others kids had no choice but to “be” the Christmas program. I didn’t like being in that spotlight. It made me extremely nervous and I … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Oklahoma, ponderings, Ramblings, random photos, Reflections, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Dear Santa ~

It’s the little things…….Merry Christmas ♥♥♥

Posted in random photos, Reflections, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 22 Comments

Santa Baby

When my sis and I were little I recall my mom getting us all dolled up at Christmas time.  She would then drive us to the bank for our pictures with Santa. My dad worked at the bank for many of … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Oklahoma, Ramblings, Reflections, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Our First Christmas Together ~ 1982

Our baby son and his bride spent this past weekend at our house. Before they left, I found myself plundering through some old Christmas items, in search of something to attach to my son’s “ugly Christmas sweater” for work. I … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, ponderings, Ramblings, Reflections, Relationships, Thankful, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

God’s Heart Broke First ~

Originally posted on Three 31:
My heart was not the first to break when I learned of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. I was not the first person to cry or get angry either. I cannot imagine the insurmountable pain…

Posted in Uncategorized | 15 Comments

What’s In A Name….

Originally posted on Cast Light:
“Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.” – Henry James When I was traveling last week,…

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments