Tag Archives: Oklahoma

2023: Blooming Greed

It’s been a year since Blooming Greed Blooming Greed: Chambers, Peggy: 9781509240258: Amazon.com: Books was published, and it is still a good story on a cold winter day. Erin Shipley grew up on Keystone Lake before moving to Tulsa and … Continue reading

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2022: Cherokee Stroll and Fall Festival

Happy fall! It has finally cooled off in Oklahoma and we are hoping for some rain. But the temperatures are wonderful. Sweater weather has arrived. And with it come fall festivities. Yesterday I set up with my books at the … Continue reading

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2022: Blooming Greed

It’s raining in Oklahoma! And finally cooling down those intense temperatures. I looked out the front door and saw a large garter snake on the sidewalk trying to get out of the flooded flowerbeds that were cracked and dry last … Continue reading

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2020: Fewer Possessions, More Experiences – Roman Nose State Park

    We had another great experience this week. Oklahoma has a diverse geography and you don’t have to go far to find something completely different than where you just left.  We took a day trip to Roman Nose State … Continue reading

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2019 Lifetime Learning: A $.99 Sale!

    Erin was sexually harassed at the prom by her date in front of the entire senior class. But high school was over, and college loomed ahead.  The last thing she wanted to do was tell her mother. She … Continue reading

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2019 Life-Long Learning: Blooming Justice

    I’ve been serious about writing for over 10 years and I find writing to be a life-long learning proposition.  In 2013 I published my first book and now I am about to release, with a little help from … Continue reading

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2018 Clearing My Life: Another Road Trip Down

    My husband and I went on a road trip to Osage County, Oklahoma Friday – such is the life of retirees.  If you’ve never been in that area of the country, it is the rolling hills in northeast … Continue reading

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2017 Something New: Prairie City

    Red dust covered the back window, forcing me to use the much-neglected side mirrors.  Gravel roads on the prairie – a great improvement over the ruts formed by mud and covered wagons – dirtied only the outside of the … Continue reading

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2017 Something New: Renewal

    I took this picture in my friend’s yard. To me, it was a symbol of renewal. I don’t know what bird built it or if it will ever be used again, but it was beautiful in its starkness.  There … Continue reading

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2016 Cultivating Gratitude: An Oklahoma Fairytale

    Summer is almost over and fall brings out festivals and fairs.  One of my favorites is the Heavener Runestone Viking and Celtic Fest.  It will be held on October 8 & 9, 2016 at Heavener, OK.  It is a … Continue reading

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