Monthly Archives: November 2010

Ten Things – I Ate This Thanksgiving

Forget all that sappy ‘thankful for family’ stuff…today, I am thankful for sweatpants. I don’t know why we don’t make turkey more often.  Maybe if we did then I wouldn’t feel the need to make such a pig of myself.  … Continue reading

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Thankful

I am thankful for many, many things – good job, safe home, plentiful food, wonderful friends – honestly, I could go on and on. This particular year I am thankful for all of my family. Thank you, God, for giving me a place … Continue reading

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When We Were Little

When we were little, you pestered me endlessly. When we were little, you never did your chores.  When we were little, you were the fearless one. When we were little, I secretly loved you. It’s not a secret anymore.  And … Continue reading

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Pumpkin and Low Light

My kid will no longer tolerate endless picture taking, Daisy runs and hides with her tail between her legs if she even sees the camera, Riley is over it…so it seems that Pumpkin is the only one in my family … Continue reading

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Harmony

There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!  ~Percy Bysshe Shelley The trees in my … Continue reading

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‘Neath a western sky

Clear blue skies + brisk fall day =  Perfect day for OU football. Tripp and I drove to Norman for the last home OU game of the season.  Just Tripp and me – first time in a long time.  It … Continue reading

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I’ll be there for you

My daughter has discovered FRIENDS. One of her friends at school has the entire series on DVD and is loaning her the DVD’s one season at a time. I’ve watched a few episodes with her and had forgotten had truly … Continue reading

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Ten Things – I Love About my Husband

Today is Tripp’s birthday. His idea of a perfect birthday is going to the lake, eating at the princess, and watching the OU game.  (Of course if OU had actually won it would have been icing on the cake).  My … Continue reading

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Out My Back Door

What a gorgeous weekend at the lake!  The vibrant colors and crisp air made for a lovely, relaxing weekend. Because our cabin is high on a bluff, we have a great view of the lake. Tripp and I took a … Continue reading

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Flexibility in a Bowl

I’ve had to work late a lot lately.  And not that I was all that good at it when I worked full-time, but I certainly have gotten out of the habit of planning ahead for dinner. Which was the case one night last … Continue reading

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