Archive | May, 2010

Remembering

"A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers." – John F. Kennedy Take a moment today, just to remember. And don't forget to smile. Also – I have a Memorial Day post over at Deep South Moms today.   Mansions of […]

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Two Tons of Oats In a One Ton Truck

             

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Simplicity

Yesterday was just a Monday.  I went to get you at school, and when I peeked my head into your classroom you looked up from intent coloring, politely handed both your crayon and your paper to the teacher, scooted your little chair away from the table and ran at me, arms outstretched, grinning and mouthing […]

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Dry Run

We were toying with the idea of taking a trip to the Tulsa Zoo the weekend of both Colt's birthday and Father's Day. And we've been a little worried about it since Toddlerhood's number one lesson for us has been to expect the unexpected. We had no idea if he would love it or hate it – […]

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Telling the Story

My family rarely passes up an opportunity to tell Tom’s story. Sometimes we laugh. Sometimes we cry. But when someone asks questions — we are typically quick to offer the answers. We are extremely proud of the man and soldier he was and of the ideals and conviction for which he lived and died. But […]

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