Category Archives: Oklahoma City

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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Bend, But Do Not Break

This flower is hanging on the front porch at my parent’s home in Moore, Oklahoma. It was there before the tornado, and it remained after the storm as well.  The window directly behind this plant is shattered to pieces.  The … Continue reading

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Welcome June!

Welcome June. May you bring good weather. Outdoor concerts. Farmer’s Markets. Long walks. Belly Laughs. Garage Sales. Snow-cones. Picnics. Watermelon. Fresh Tomatoes. Gentle Rains. Weekend trips. Flowers! Sunshine. Rebuilding. Healing. . . These are flowers from Mom and Dad’s backyard….after storm “one”.  … Continue reading

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April 19, 1995 ~ May We Never Forget

April 19, 1995. The day that forever changed Oklahoma. We became a ball of fear, caution and grief. But at the same time we turned to each other for comfort. We leaned more on our faith. Hugged our children tighter. … Continue reading

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Through the Windows

We took a little drive over the weekend to Oklahoma City. We wanted to celebrate Dad’s birthday and share some carrot cake! I didn’t realize until I got home that I had no “people” photos, but here are a few pics I … Continue reading

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Pauline’s Woven Baskets

There’s a sweet little secret tucked inside the OSU Farmer’s Market in Oklahoma City.  Meet Pauline.  She hand weaves each of her one of a kind baskets.  Each one is made with expertise, care and love.   While I was at my mom and dad’s this … Continue reading

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Jingle All the Way ~

This post is about tradition. In the heart of Oklahoma City, there is a  jewelry store. And as Oklahoma tradition would have it, Christmas doesn’t begin in our fair state until you hear the B.C. Clark Jingle! (history)  Click on it, sing it with … Continue reading

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Autumn Blooms

I wanted to share a few Autumn flower photos taken at the home of my parents near Oklahoma City.  The bit of rain they received has certainly helped!Dad’s pecan tree ~Mom’s fall blooming Iris ~

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Once Upon a Time ~

Once upon a time, a few weeks ago , hubby and I took a few days off to travel in our fair state.  We went to Oklahoma City, visited with my parents and with friends and then, one morning, hubby said, “What … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City National Memorial

April 19, 1995.  The day that forever changed Oklahoma. We became a ball of fear, caution and grief.  But at the same time we turned to each other for comfort. We leaned more on our faith.  Hugged our children tighter.  Loved our neighbors more. Oklahoma was on display for the … Continue reading

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