Monthly Archives: September 2013

Ozark Wishes

   I tossed a penny into the wishing well, and then I tossed another. It was simply for nostalgic reasons, you see ~ for my wish was standing next to me…   paula ♥

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It is officially FALL! YAY! My favorite season. The morning and evening temps are just beginning to chill a bit, football season is on and strong, candy corn has filled the shelves in the stores, and the crickets are thick….All of the signs … Continue reading


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AT&T and Pumpkin Bread

We’ve been unplugged for a couple of days.  A lightning strike next door sent rumbles through the lines of the neighborhood it seems.  Our little cul-de-sac was filled with repair people all day yesterday.  Ours was here for around four hours.  I … Continue reading

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Critter Observations

What would I do without our ever entertaining little girl dogs?!?!? (SPIDER ALERT! Below! ) Well I guess I would just observe our other pet and be thankful that I’m too big to be wrapped up in that web. Have a great weekend … Continue reading

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The 13th

Flipping through Facebook statuses this morning….I have seen a LOT of mention of Friday the 13th. I recall when I was younger, being in the car with my big sister and our Grandma S.  We were driving through her Oklahoma City neighborhood….suddenly she … Continue reading

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Remembering ~

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The Cab Ride

Originally posted on 50 Shades of Gray Hair:
  I arrived at the address and honked the horn.  After waiting a few minutes I walked to the door and knocked. ‘Just a minute’, answered a frail, elderly voice. I could hear something being dragged across…

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Happy Birthday, My Chi

They say a picture can speak a thousand words.  When it comes to our son, Chi….this is certainly true.  The following photos share just a hint of his twenty-six years.  * Smile.  Never a dull moment.  Never a regret.  I love my boys.   Where do they get … Continue reading

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To Beat the Sun

I don’t know what it is about a sunset that grabs me. Yet it does. Every time. I head outside to run the dogs, and am stopped by the grand display in the sky. Back inside I go….grabbing camera, purse, … Continue reading

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I Had a Friend

I lost a dear friend last week, unexpectedly.  I was in third grade when she and her young family moved to our little town to pastor our congregation of small numbers. They were college students. I grew up with her. She … Continue reading

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