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Father’s Day … Sunshine and Scarlet Ribbons

  This day has been filled with celebration of my dad. Memories have flooded my mind, not the big happenings in life, but the small things that make up life. It’s impossible to remember him without thinking of the many … Continue reading

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There’s something about a tattered and torn flag …

There’s something about a tattered and torn flag that speaks to me. It speaks of the many years it has flown over America, of my childhood and standing up every morning in the classroom saying the Pledge of Allegiance. It … Continue reading

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Chasing the Wind … Seeking solace for my soul

      The past week has been rather like chasing the wind, it’s been an emotional journey. Myriads of memories, events from the past have flooded my mind. My brain seems to work in strange ways, sometimes thoughts come … Continue reading

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A “Great Depression” Wedding …

The Great Depression, Marietta, Oklahoma, a big city, and a red dress — what do they have in common? Nothing at all, except it was when and where my mother and dad got married. On August 26, 1932, eighty-three years … Continue reading

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Changes … Chapter 7 in the Seasons of Life

  I don’t much like changes… How about you? This year I moved from my home of almost fifty years, the place where my daughters grew up and where I lived for most of my life. Sifting thru the things … Continue reading

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Father’s Day … someone to watch over me

I’m thinking about my dad …      and I’m reminded of an old song,           “Someone to Watch over Me.” Dad was the one who made me feel safe, protected, and loved. I thought nothing could ever go wrong as … Continue reading

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Memorial Day … a day to remember

There are 46,551 brush strokes in the painting, each stroke represents one American soldier that did not come home from Vietnam. Painted by Gary Morris, Lt Col USMC.       Vietnam Vet Memories cloud my mind today of the men in my … Continue reading

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Everything Comes to an End … or does it?

Universal Truth is that no matter what we do or don’t do everything comes to an end, a good bottle of wine, cool weather in Texas, icy streets, the simplicity of childhood, the innocence of America, good times, bad times, … Continue reading

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