Monthly Archives: August 2013


It is with great sadness I share with you an update on little Rosalie. Many of you were following me last summer when I shared Rosalie’s life-threatening accident. (Read post here.)  Please join me in remembering this family in your thoughts and … Continue reading

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Visiting Small Town America ~ Pryor, Oklahoma

A few weeks ago, hubby and I went on a no destination Sunday drive.  We ended up in Pryor, Oklahoma, where it happened to be American Cowboy Trade Days at Whitaker Park.  Even though we were not sporting our boots…this did not stop us from … Continue reading

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Can’t Please Everyone

Originally posted on Legends of Windemere:
You write what you want Because you are what you write Others will do what will Start your story off slow Or start it off fast The pace is yours to grow Follow the…

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Inspired by Old Glory

It’s been a busy sort of week. Each time I’d sit down to “blog” to my friends ~ nothing. Perhaps it was because I continued to picture the unrelenting “to do” list in my mind? Then last night….I went to a concert … Continue reading

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Sacred Ground

Hubby and I were in Moore, Oklahoma last week, spending time with family. The town looked much different than it did when we were there in May, just after the tornadoes. (see post Here) Much progress has been made, yet they are just getting started.  New … Continue reading

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Friday Flowers

Have a wonderful weekend! And be nice to people… never know what they may be going through in their life. ♥ p.s.  Flower photo is from my parents’ home.  🙂

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Rainy Day Thoughts

“This is my wish for you: Comfort on difficult days, smiles when sadness intrudes, rainbows to follow the clouds, laughter to kiss your lips, sunsets to warm your heart, hugs when spirits sag, beauty for your eyes to see, friendships … Continue reading

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Secrets on the Front Porch

On our front porch, just above the rose-bush, we have a secret. Well, several secrets, actually.  Shhhhhhhh. Even though I’m not sure if “It’s a boy, It’s a boy, It’s a boy, It’s a boy” or “It’s a girl, It’s … Continue reading

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Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

On a drive to the Amish House for a sandwich on Saturday…..somehow hubby and I found ourselves here. On a narrow gravel road in the middle of nowhere….watching a bird. I have been wanting to capture a scissor-tailed flycatcher forEVER! … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary ~ 1954

Wishing my mom and dad a Happy Anniversary today!  On this day in 1954, they were married. Their secret?  I don’t really know….but I do know she still surprises him with his favorite foods….and he still buys her fresh flowers every week. A … Continue reading

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