Category Archives: Tulsa

Heirloom Seed Library in Oklahoma?

You can  actually  check out purple carrots, freckled lettuces and a rainbow of heirloom tomatoes at the  Tulsa City-County Library  where Tulsans can share home-saved garden seeds. The seed library  is a  public, circulating collection of open-pollinated and heirloom seeds. … Continue reading

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Single Story Home or Two Story Home?

It isn’t your imagination that a one story house feels a lot more spacious than a two story house, of equal size. Potential home buyers are often told that they can purchase a “bigger house” for less money, with a … Continue reading

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Is Your Grandma Hungry and You Don’t Know It? Senior/Elder Hunger ~ The Hidden Epidemic in America.

Elder Hunger Awareness Month Proclamation signed by Governor Mary Fallin  for June 2015. Oklahoma ranks #8, in the nation, for senior hunger! 1/3 of Seniors in Oklahoma City are hungry on a daily basis, yet hunger in Oklahoma is higher … Continue reading

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Are Churches Failing the Widow?

As death is inevitable for each one of us, many of us will be the one left behind to walk this lonely road, alone.  Yet, the impact of grief and widowhood is not something for which one can prepare, even … Continue reading

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Looking for a job (or a job promotion)?

We have all heard that it is not what you know, but who you know. That means that your connections are important to your success. Many companies identify potential job candidates through referrals from their employees. How do you get … Continue reading

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Starving Widows in Oklahoma!

HOW  COULD  OLDER PEOPLE, IN OKLAHOMA, BE STARVING WHEN THEY GET A SOCIAL SECURITY CHECK EVERY SINGLE MONTH? Nearly four million seniors are now malnourished in the United States. Oklahoma ranks as one of the ten states, in the nation, … Continue reading

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When My Grandmother Became a Widow….

Widows tend to suffer in silence. Not wanting to be a burden, it is typical for a widow to put on a brave smile.  A strange noise in the house that awakens them  2 a.m., keeping her terrified and unable … Continue reading

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