A Scottish Morning

    This weekend we jaunted off to the Oklahoma Scottish Festival, on a morning that was so perfectly Scottish, it was practically plaid. It had been rainy for a couple of days before and so things were damp and green, and the sky was cloudy and there was a bit of a chill. Combine […]

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Kid in a Candy Store

                        Of all the things I’ve inherited from my father– the brown eyes, the curly hair….probably the most prominent thing I’ve inherited from him (and now passed to my daughter), is a passion for chocolate.  We crave it. We adore it. We pout a little […]

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Post cards from the weekend

     This weekend was warm and clear, but we were in the Ozarks, off of Table Rock Lake to be exact, and so it didn’t have quite the oppressive heat of an Oklahoma summer. My husband’s parents have retired to this rural area, and their back yard dips down into the rocky woody beach […]

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There once was a cowgirl…

They say that all girls love horses, and I think that for my girl, that is especially true. She’s always loved playing with little toy horses and coloring them in her color books, and seeing them put to pasture as we drive down country roads. Yesterday we got to see the real live animals when […]

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An October Jaunt

Things have been so quiet around here for the past few days because we were off wandering through the Ozark Mountains, as we’re apt to do from time to time. My birthday and my husband’s birthday and our anniversary are all around this time, so we went off for some general celebration and recuperation. We […]

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