Monthly Archives: September 2011

Glorious Rain!

It is raining hard enough that I can hear it inside the house! I went out a little earlier.  I just had to have a Subway sandwich.  It was dripping a steady rain then.  A good soaking rain.  It was chilly … Continue reading

Posted in gratitude, little things, rain

Short Gratitude List Today

I have  a short list today.  That doesn’t mean that I have fewer things to be grateful for.  It’s just that these things are so full in my heart, that the others are taking the backseat at the moment. I … Continue reading

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For the Love of Mail and Letters

If you’ve been reading me a while, you know that I have varied interests.  I add new ones all the time, never really leaving the old behind, but possibly setting them aside for a while.  I have now come back … Continue reading

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Quick Funny

It finally cooled off some last week.  I was running errands a few days ago.  Driving to the library, I think, with the windows down on my car.  Just about everyone had the windows down on their cars too.  I heard … Continue reading

Posted in exchange, health, kindness

As Our Nation Remembers…

I remember too. I remember the shock, the anger and the tears. I remember the heroes who lost their lives that horrible day. I remember a nation that pulled together to donate time, money and energy. I remember a nation that mourned, fought … Continue reading

Posted in change, grief, kindness

Time Flies….

It’s been a few days since I’ve posted anything.  I want to daily, but while I’m here in Oklahoma, that is not going to happen.  It’s just not.  Every time I get near the computer, a child starts to talk … Continue reading

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What Teachers Really Want to tell Parents

Do you ever get frustrated by today’s education system?  Well one thing you can do to help, is let teachers do their job and back them up while they do it!  Yes, you read that correctly.  If you don’t believe me, … Continue reading

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My Gratitude — Early

I cannot begin to express the gratitude I feel this week. It’s been hard to contain it until today and I just can’t wait until Thursday!  I hope you don’t mind too much if I share it a day early: I … Continue reading

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Little Weird Tidbits of my Life

Or should I say:  Here are some little tidbits of my weird life? I wrote a letter last night with the brown Caran d’Ache Grand Canyon ink.  It was so fun!  Brown ink reminds me of the olden days when … Continue reading

Posted in family, family birthdays, fountain pen, grandson, ink, letter writing, momma, son

My First Goulet Pen Company Order

As I told you a couple of days ago, I joined the Goulet Pen Company ink drop pretty late at night on 8/31 and I placed my first order with them at the same time.  Today, I got both the ink … Continue reading

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