Meteorologist’s Proposal

I knew when this happened more than 10 years ago in 1995 but I never got to see it. Our local weatherman, Frank Mitchell proposed to his co-host Terry Bower on national television on ABC’s Good Morning America. How sweet it is . . . […]

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The Private Person of John McCain

Most people know that presidential candidate, John McCain was an American Prisoner of War during the Vietnam conflict but there are other things about who he is and his accomplishments. Here is an article in the Wall Street Journal by Karl Rove.

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Grammar Lesson 42~Adjectives

When you are using separate nouns, be sure to use the articles (a, an, or the) before each noun. If only one thing or person is meant, do not repeat the article. Examples: I need a secretary and a bookkeeper. ( two persons) I need […]

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

By Robert Browning I learned this poem when I was in the 7th or 8th grade. It is a poem that will keep your attention. There is a twist at the end of its story. Indiana University has a copy of the poem and some […]

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Liberty Bell B-17 Bomber

Today my four kids and I went to Jones airport in Tulsa to look over a piece of history. It was a B-17 bomber. It was built in the ’40’s. This kind of plane was used in World War II. The plane we saw was […]

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Salvation Army Breakfast

My four children and I had the sweet privilege of going to a Salvation Army Breakfast to honor their volunteers. Last Christmas we helped out with preparing food baskets for Tulsa area families. (Here’s their website.) The breakfast was good. We went to a Marriot […]

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Retro Christian Band Petra

I like the old Christian band, Petra. It’s time to retro-resurrect some good songs with good messages. Here are a few videos to give you a sampling. Beware, The Coloring Song will be playing in your head for awhile. They have a lot of upbeat […]

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Grammar Lesson 41~Adjectives

Use the article an before a word beginning with a vowel (a,e,i,o,u) or a vowel sound (words beginning with a silent h as heir, hour). Words that start with eu or u that are pronounced with a long u or pronounced like “you” use the […]

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100 Reasons To Get Rid Of It

This article was taken from MarthaStewart.com Here’s a great quote from the article: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” -Leonardo da Vinci From: Blueprint 1. 1.4 million Americans suffer from chronic hoarding & clutter. 2. People burn 55 minutes a day looking for things. 3. 80 […]

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