Valentines, Valentines, I chanted in my head so I wouldn’t forget to go by the store to buy small valentine gifts for the kids’ friends at school. We pulled into

For the Children

At the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy, our team was pleased to hear Governor Mary Fallin declare in her State of the State Address on Monday that “we deserve better


A black cat jumped in front of the car as I was halfway home after picking up the kids from school last Friday. Now what?


Entering a newspaper contest is a daunting process. Entering the leader in its category for more than 30 years is even more daunting.

A New Semester

School resumed last Thursday after Christmas break and I would like to welcome everyone back to a new semester. School ends in May, so this is the last stretch of the year.



“Mom, there’s no snow!” was a disappointed comment from my five-year-old daughter Sophia as we started driving from Denver airport to Colorado Springs.


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