Monthly Archives: November 2013

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About Being Thankful

Thanksgiving Eve.  I have typed and deleted my words about five times now.  My heart is thankful, but there are many things that need to change.  Things that I cannot control. So I will dwell on the good.  Blessings beyond … Continue reading

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Building Them Back Up

This week has been an interesting one.  My friend’s eleven year old daughter was assaulted on the school bus going home Wednesday evening.  Some high school boys proposed a dare to each other. Then one hit the little girl in the head and then in … Continue reading

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Bible Belt?

Yesterday when I stopped to fuel up my vehicle, I took a double when I saw this placed carefully on top of the pump.  I glanced at the other pumps and saw no other Bibles.  I picked it up, looked … Continue reading

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Venus vs. Mars ~ continues

A little drive to our favorite Amish lunch place a couple of days ago….and once again I found myself saying to hubby, “STOP…is anyone behind you?”  He is accustomed to this by now.  I couldn’t resist snapping this cute little guy! It … Continue reading

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An Invasion

We will never again have to worry about being invaded by hot air balloons at our house. Our furry detectors are the best alarms ever. They barked until the balloons were out of sight…and continued to bark another twenty minutes. so sorry neighbors  Good … Continue reading

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How Do You Thank a Veteran?

We were privileged to join our local Owasso VFW in placing American flags on the grave sites of  veterans this past week.   I was asked yesterday, “How do you say thank you to a Veteran?” From your heart.  Just thank them … Continue reading

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Visiting Small Town America ~ Diamond Point School, Oklahoma

While out for a drive last Sunday, hubby eyed a sign, turned around, and the search began….down one long country road to another.  What did we discover?  A treasure from 1919, the year hubby’s dad was born.  Diamond Point School, a … Continue reading

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For a Little While

There’s something about a Sunday drive… listening to country music on the radio… leaving all of your cares behind… even if just for a little while. ♥

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Our Tree

We moved into our present house in July, five years ago. There was a slight drought going on at the time and the tree in our front yard was dead. The builders agreed they would replace the tree. And they … Continue reading

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