Category Archives: Veterans

Happy Birthday Daddy!

Happy Birthday to you…. Happy Birthday to you… Happy BIRTHDAY, Dear Daddy….. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! Wishing our dad an extra special HAPPY birthday today!  I won’t mention his age….but he and Elvis share the same birth year, cause I wouldn’t wanna … Continue reading

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Twenty Minutes at the Post Office

The post office had a longer than usual wait time today.  As I became another link in the chain, I couldn’t help but notice a young man with a guitar strapped to his back.  He had apparently stepped out of the boredom line to look … Continue reading

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Freedom

Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?          

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Because of the Brave

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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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Everybody Loves a Parade ~ 1

This past weekend would be hubby’s last one off for a while.  So we decided we needed to make the best of it and see what all we could work into this beautiful Saturday.  It began with attending a fundraiser … Continue reading

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Honored Veterans ~

Shortly after moving back to Oklahoma, I dropped by hubby’s work to take him to lunch.  While we were in the parking lot, we noticed a very unusual pickup truck.  Curiosity got the best of us both of course, and we approached … Continue reading

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Signs

Signs.  They are everywhere.  Either selling something or someone.  Bashing someone.  Our election in the United States is this coming Tuesday.  The campaigning began before the current president was even elected.  It is ongoing.  It is never nice.  And it … Continue reading

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Honoring Heroes ~ Oklahoma Honor Flights

“We can’t all be Heroes.  Some of us have to stand on the curb and clap as they go by.”  Will Rogers ~ My hubby and I  had the honor, along with hundreds of others, to be in the “Welcome Home” crowd … Continue reading

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