Monthly Archives: September 2013

I sometimes wonder what my kids will be when they grow up, as I am sure most people do. I have decided that my wonderful children will all be Olympic Gold Medalists, if they add a few new “sports” to … Continue reading

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Coveralls, Jammies and Other Bits

My husband Randy had a good friend named Jeff. Now Jeff could have had a whole book himself, he was always into so much. Many of the stories in this book he was involved in. He had a penchant for … Continue reading

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So What, I know I didn’t raise any Einsteins.

I’m not sure, but maybe it’s the water in Hope. Or maybe it’s genetic but man, sometimes my kids are not right bright. I mean, downright dumb! But like I said, it’s probably in the water, I hope it will … Continue reading

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I am. . .

  I am from Eastern Kentucky. The place where stereotypes run wild. Yes, we have hills and hollers, might be called hillbillies but we are more than that. There are love and compassion here, fellowship and humor. We are more. … Continue reading

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Potty-training with Bob

     Bob, our five-year old, has been potty-trained for a while now. Thank goodness. So he’d thought he’d share a few of his potty-training tips with you today. Tip #1- Clothing is not necessary      At least it … Continue reading

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Hunting in Hope

I guess most people would say there’s not much to do in Hope. I guess that’s why most of our stories revolve around hunting. In case you’re wondering, we do it not just for sport or to have something to … Continue reading

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The River (poem)

The flow of life continues The rapids and the shallows Along it’s way it hurries Heedless to the path it cuts Through the canyon Through our hearts

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Alyson’s Introduction Letter

I greatly admire teachers. I could never be one but I have a healthy respect for the profession. But I do feel that teachers should have a sense of humor, especially when dealing with my crew. So this year, I … Continue reading

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Thankful

Today I thought I would write about things that I’m thankful for. Today, I’m thankful for great friends and belly laughs. Wonderful food and warm desserts. I’m thankful for the loud and the quiet moments in my life. The loud … Continue reading

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Why Bob is banned from all Native American Tribes in Oklahoma

Yes, my son, Bob (aka Jeremy Edward) is banned from all Indian reservations in Oklahoma. I know, it’s kind of unbelievable that a five-year-old can achieve that kind of notoriety but he’s had the distinction since he was twenty two … Continue reading

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