Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 20

What Makes our Marriage Work – Lean on me

lean on me

Some people say that a marriage should be a fifty, fifty partnership with each person contributing fifty percent.  Some people say it should be one hundred, one hundred.  Kenny and I tend to fall into that latter category, it is important for both partners to be giving their all in order for the relationship to …

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Sep 19

Oklahoma Aquarium: Bringing the Ocean to the Plains

Clown Fish

Oklahoma Aquarium is located in Jenks Oklahoma which is a suburb of Tulsa in the northeastern part of the state.  The Aquarium is a nice size and the only one in that part of the country.  There are close to 200 exhibits/tanks filled with around a thousand sea creatures including a variety of fish, invertebrates, …

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Sep 18

M’s week 15

M 15 Weeks

15 week photo What a little sweetie we have!  She is talking and making more and more cute noises every day.  She has just recently started making a buuhh sound.  It almost seems like she’s trying to blow a raspberry with her cute little mouth.  She is so patient and doesn’t mind hanging out in …

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Sep 17

Monday Musing: The Power of Friends


It is a amazing just how much I get caught up in everyday things- work, family, and all the other stuff that just takes up parts of my life that I lose sight of staying in touch with my old friends.  The reason that I am musing about this is that over the weekend my …

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Sep 16

Sunday Scripture – Ephesians 4:2 (take two)


Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love  Hmmm, this verse may look a little familiar.  That is because it is the exact same verse we used last week.  I have to confess I was neither gentle nor patient this past week.  Kenny and I both had a lot going …

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Sep 15

Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

Catch 22

Catch 22 There was only one catch and that was Catch-22, which specified that a concern for one’s own safety in the face of dangers that were real and immediate was the process of a rational mind. Orr was crazy and could be grounded. All he had to do was ask; and as soon as …

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Sep 14

10 Good Board Games to Play with Your Family or Friends

board games

Karen and I are two people that feel that when a family is together they should communicate, have fun, and for the love of God put the gadgets (cell phones, tablets, ipods, and personal computers) away.  We constantly see families out together at restaurants, doctor’s offices, shopping etc… and everybody in the family has their …

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Sep 13

Flora Photography Number 8 – Pink Hibiscus

pink hibiscus

This beautiful hibiscus was discovered while on our recent visit to The Philbrook Museum while we were in Tulsa for Kenny’s birthday.  Our first visit to this museum was in December so needless to say there weren’t many flowers in bloom, but this visit was right at the height of flower season.  We were astonished …

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Sep 12

Mary K. Oxley Nature Center – Tulsa

Marshy Area

Mary K. Oxley Nature Center was a last minute decision for us while we were in Tulsa.  Karen and I knew we wanted to see the Tulsa Zoo, and knew we had to go to Mohawk Park to see it, but we were not familiar with the Mary K. Oxley Nature Center.  I am glad …

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Sep 11

M’s week 14

M week 14 photo

14 week photo This week was full of fun!  We celebrated Kenny’s birthday with a weekend trip to Tulsa Oklahoma.  We were a little apprehensive considering M hasn’t been super fond of her car seat in the past and we had never been on an overnight trip to a hotel with a baby before.  Oh …

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