Give Gifts

Throughout history, people have always given gifts. Kings have been given gifts and have given gifts to others. Gifts have been given by leaders of one country to the leaders of other countries as a token of esteem and of solidarity. Most countries have museums open to the public for the viewing of gifts that…

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Jameson Irish Whiskey

My husband’s name is John Jameson. His heritage is Scottish. They have the tartan, the crest, the kilt, everything. The founder of one of the major Irish Whiskey distillery’s in Ireland is John Jameson. While there may be a connection between my husband’s family and this now famous brand of John Jameson and Son Irish…

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Lessons Learned from Dogs

DOGS! There have always been dogs on our ranch. There have always been dogs at our family reunions. Dogs are a part of our families. We All love our dogs!!!! Every dog has a unique personality and seems to epitomize a specific “human” characteristic. No matter what, dogs express love. They love you, no matter…

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Notes

Today, I tried to open one of my drawers that is full of boxes of notecards that I absolutely love to collect, write notes upon and send to friends, family and folks I meet along my path. But, the drawer was crammed to fullness and I couldn’t open it. So, I did what any strong,…

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The Ranch

The Jameson Ranch is nestled in the foothills of the Arbuckle Mountains in southern Oklahoma near the town of Davis. This ranch was established in 1945 by John’s grandparents; Chester Houston Jameson, and Jean Jameson.   John’s parents, Roger and Dorothy Jameson cleared the land, built fences, and worked diligently to make it into a working…

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Lessons Learned from Fishing

I’ve come to learn that fishing is much more than casting a line from a pole into a body of water in order to snag various kinds of fish and bring them to the surface for one of two purposes: to be tossed back carefully into the water or to be brought to the shore…

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Write Notes

In today’s digital world, writing a text or e mail is easy, quick and accessible. In fact, with people “on the go” there is a great deal of practicality to this method of “note writing”. However, there is still value in a well-crafted handwritten note. I don’t know about you, but I cannot (and probably…

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Be Kind

This past Sunday was Mother’s Day, 2017. My Mother passed some time ago, and I miss her every day. She was a beautiful woman physically and personally. She was soft, gentle, loving and kind. She was raised simply—on a farm—with wonderful parents who taught her how to work hard, love completely, and live honestly. She…

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