Tag Archives: Blessings

Memories of Last Mother’s Day

This time last year, I spent a wonderful day with my mother. She got to meet and hold her newest great-grandson for the first time and we took some great pictures including one with all four generations. I would have … Continue reading

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Remembering Blue Skies on a Cloudy Day

On a clear day, if I sit at the end of my driveway, I can see for miles. Looking to the East I can see the upper tiers of the football stadium and taller buildings of the University of Oklahoma … Continue reading

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Finding Beauty Right Under My Nose

I like to think of myself as being a fairly attentive and observant person. I make a conscious effort to look for and take time to appreciate the beauty of this world. Even so, I often find myself either too … Continue reading

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Rainy Days & Mondays

This morning, I reluctantly pried myself out of bed, still mourning the loss of that precious hour that was stolen from me yesterday. As I pushed through my morning routine, sluggish and bleary eyed, I searched for something positive to … Continue reading

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Tornado Trees

It has been almost two years now since a devastating F5 tornado tore through central Oklahoma leaving a 22 mile path of destruction. Recovery has been slow, difficult, and for those that lost loved ones, near impossible. While waste and … Continue reading

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Greener Grass

Recently, my morning drive was slowed by a couple of young cows endeavoring to make their way to the pasture across the road. I’m not sure how they escaped the confines of their own pasture. I’m also not sure why … Continue reading

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Blackberry Blessings

Next month, it will be twenty years since my grandmother passed away. I can hardly believe she has been gone for such a long time because she is so often in my thoughts. I think of her almost every day … Continue reading

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Waiting in Line for a Lesson

Recently, as I sat in line at the drive-thru of a fast food restaurant, I learned another lesson about judging others. I say “another” because it seems I am often being taught these lessons. Hopefully, one day, I will need … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2012…..Hello 2013!

I don’t know about everyone else, but I am looking forward to 2012 coming to an end tomorrow. I realize that January 1st is just another day on the calendar and that nothing will magically change tomorrow at midnight. However, … Continue reading

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