Category Archives: appreciation

Hold My Hand

A few months ago I shared about my friend, Bernice, that  lives in a nursing center.  She has had some health issues lately and has needed extra daily love and care. A conversation with hubby today…. “I really don’t feel like going today, I … Continue reading

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I’m not even sure why this topic came up, as hubby and I splurged on soup and salad at Panera Bread last night….. but he told me about a guy that used to work for him when we lived in another state, and he … Continue reading

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NOT for Sissies

 HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU, DADDY!!!   You are not yet old, but when you get closer to it, remember what you always tell me….getting old is not for sissies.  Bette Davis 🙂 Happy Birthday !! Thank you for all you do.  … Continue reading

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A Rerun of Love ~ 52 Reasons

I have shared this post before…..and here goes again.  A gift from the heart that is a meaningful and fun project.  By the way….it does not need to be just for Valentine’s Day.  Have a great day and Be nice to people! … 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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Respect~ Honor~ Liberty~ Justice

“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” In 1954, UNDER GOD, was added to our United … Continue reading

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Setting an Example ~

Wishing my dad a Happy Father’s Day! We were blessed to be raised by a gun-toting, hard-working, family focused, God-loving man. Thanks for that, Dad. And Happy Father’s Day to my hubby….who set(s) that same example. To all men….this is … Continue reading

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I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke

While I was sleeping…. someone visited my blog.  Not that I don’t normally have evening visitors, (or it may be daylight where they live) but this person triggered view number 40,000! Pretty awesome. this is me trying to remain calm … Continue reading

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Burned Biscuits

Originally posted on Ideas for success:
 When I was a kid, my Mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. I remember one night in particular when she had made breakfast after a long, hard day…

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52 Reasons ~ Revisited

This is a “refurbished” post from last year that has had many visits.  As we near Valentine’s Day, I thought this might be a good time to share it again.  If you are looking for a unique and personal idea for … Continue reading

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