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April 20, 2014

On Center Street

May 2011

05/22/11

Who stole Spring?

Seriously, y'all. It is hot! In a previous post, I may have said something about enjoying Tulsa in the Spring. I should have added, "when we have a Spring, for those two weeks or so, it's really nice." I'm not trying to hate on Tulsa. I'm really not. I really want to love on Tulsa. I really really do. But on days like this, I really, really, really wish for an ocean. Who's with me?! Anyone??? -- Perhaps we can go halves on a vacation rental in Perfect Weather Place, USA.

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05/09/11

Rewarding Ourselves

For as long as I can remember, my mom has spent most of her work vacation days in a peaceful pursuit of an organized home. Not always out of necessity either. She truly enjoys transforming spaces. An area once cluttered will become clear while she enjoys a cup of coffee. Or she will rearrange the furniture to change the atmosphere to fit the season. Or she will display new collections of old family photographs while her favorite music plays over the stereo. My mom does not have to go away, catch a plane, or check into a hotel to find something to do. She has plenty of projects right in her own home to keep her happily occupied. Thankfully, I am finally becoming more like my mother. In years past, I may have expected a mother’s day weekend to include several meals out on...

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