I remember his hands.  They were strong, worn and calloused – but at the same time soft, comforting and caring. Hands that could turn a block of wood into just about anything.   Hands that were always there for me.  Hands that

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Life is full of choices.  This is a story about a young woman who chose love, where it led, and the rest is history…..or  shall I more appropriately say, “her”story!

It was the summer of 1939.  And her eyes were on her fut

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Pie Night

by Helen Lampkin

Pie Night

by Helen Lampkin

It was the fall of 2000 and I remember it well.  We had recently moved to a new city, and Thanksgiving was quickly approaching. It looked like our gathering was going to be small

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When is a door a table?

by Helen Lampkin

A few years ago while searching for just the right table to place in our dining room, we decided to do some scouting in a Tulsa antique shop.  We came across a craftsman working on a vintage door. Having propped it onto saw horses, he was careful

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big night

Big Night

by Helen Lampkin

Who knew that a Saturday afternoon matinee would turn into a beloved family tradition? Certainly not me, but this is a story of how ordinary turned into extraordinary.

It was an uneventful Saturday afternoon circa 1996, and my husband and

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