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MEET MY BROTHER – CLYDE RODGERS

Come let us reason together, I say.  I am eighty-seven years old; Clyde was eighty-five.  Reason will tell you I knew him for all his days.  Longer than anyone here.  Right?  Of course. So I also knew the eighty-five year … Continue reading

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DAVID TIES THE KNOT

David is my late-thirties grandson who has made life an adventure. In the mix he has met some very nice girls but no one really KO’d him until Oriana. She won my heart quickly also. The marriage took place in … Continue reading

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AT WHAT PRICE – FAME?

It had been a spectacular day and all the town’s hoopla had been for his sake.  What more could he want?  Evelyn had gone on home and left him with his thoughts.  He needed a bit of quiet time to … Continue reading

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KEAGAN AND CALEB, LOVE, PRIDE, AND PRAYER

From GOD SEND US MEN, F. J. Gillman God send us men with hearts ablaze,      All truth to love, all wrong to hate; These are the patriots nations need,       These are the bulwarks of the State. MY PRAYER; … Continue reading

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I’M A SOLDIER NOW, July 5, 1918

My Grandmother’s brother, I think. He did come home. I’m posting it today as a memento to all our great military heroes of the past and the present. Rookie to Generals – they have all shown the highest form of … Continue reading

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CLAREMORE HOUSE

In 1982 when Sammy and I moved from Okla. City to Claremore, my heart had not quit being a primary school teacher. I left teaching first/second grade to teaching the reading lab in a junior high school. I carried a … Continue reading

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BARRINGER HOUSE

Sammy and I went to Ada, Ok. to visit with our son, Carl, and his family on Easter Sunday. The house they were living in has an interesting history. It is called the Barringer House built in 1907. They are … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BRYDON

I sat observing a great-nephew at Christmas time. Brydon had received a Lego kit. He went directly to a card table, pulled out the book, looked at the first few pages, then back to the first to see what pieces … Continue reading

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AUTOGRAPHED CABINET

The cabinet above belonged to my Great-grandmother Moore; it is now in the possession of my sister. Our grandchildren are now able to read some of the highlights of day. The notations are written on the inside of the two … Continue reading

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THAT DRIVES ME TO DRINK

I made a reservation to have my fingernails done. Noon tomorrow? Okay, fine. About 15 minutes later I got a call asking if I could come in at 4:00 today. Okay, fine. I arrived on time. The place was full … Continue reading

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