Savor the ordinary ~ Butterflies

Savor the ordinary ~ Butterflies

Hello, Mr. Butterfly Man! Bryan Reynolds, Nature Photographer by Karen King When I moved to Norman, I met Bryan Reynolds and it didn’t take me very long to find out that he had a passion for butterflies.  There was a depth and breadth of his knowledge and...

Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Countdown to Giving Tuesday Day(s) : Hour(s) : Minute(s) : Second(s) Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping...
Happy Housewife Day

Happy Housewife Day

How appropriate to celebrate Housewife Day on TBT.  Housewife is a term used less and less often to describe what goes on in keeping a home and family running smoothly.    Housewife:  homemaker, domestic goddess, family manager, domestic engineer and SAHM (stay at...
Spare, Turkey and Strike!!

Spare, Turkey and Strike!!

US Bowling League Day Our dad, JW, had a bad back. It seemed to give him relentless pain if he worked in the yard, did home repairs or crawled under his car to tune it up. BUT, come “bowling night” and JW’s back would take a miraculous turn for the better and off he...
Celebrating National Thrift Shop Day

Celebrating National Thrift Shop Day

IS your trash really my treasure?!  Yes, indeed! Thrift stores exist and thrive based on that premise.  Often run by volunteers, these retail stores accept donated goods (gently used being the guideline) and re-sell them at a drastically reduced cost.  When asked why...