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2020: Fewer Possessions, More Experiences – Experiencing Mother’s Day

    It’s Mother’s Day and today we celebrate mothers everywhere and their contribution to the world. I looked for a picture of my mother in the stacks that desperately needed attention and came up with this one.  She was … Continue reading

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2019 Life Long Learning: Learning to be a Father

    I’ve been married to the same man for 47 years.  Yes, we are spring chickens. He became a father maybe before he was ready, but he was thrilled both times.  We had two children when we were young, … Continue reading

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2017 Something New: Books for Christmas

    Books make great Christmas presents. I know because I read them, and others do to. I grew up happy in the library.  My sisters and I would walk the few blocks to the old Carnegie library in Enid … Continue reading

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BALANCING CHRISTMAS TASKS

    The stockings were hung by the chimney with care – well maybe not stockings – but tinsel and glitter anyway.  As of today, I’ve finished the Christmas shopping and wrapped the gifts.  The cards will just have to … Continue reading

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The Balance of Fatherhood

    Fatherhood is a delicate balance of gentleness and strength.  The old saying “anyone can be a father but it takes someone special to be a daddy” could not be truer.  This wonderful picture of my dad when he … Continue reading

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