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Leo, Tingting, Thomas, Amanda and I went to the Gathering Place in Tulsa yesterday. It is such a cool, beautiful and fun place. Paid for in all private funding, it is the best public park I have ever been in! The park is free to get into and took about 2 years to develop. There are at least two restaurants, tons of children playgrounds, splash pads, small Lakers for paddle boating, gardens,… Read More

We made it safe and sound to the USA last night, and Leo got to meet his grandparents, aunt Marianne, and of course his big brother Thomas for the first time. 19 years apart, and everyone says they look-alike. Overall, Leo did such a great job on the flights. Our first flight was nearly 13 hours long, and he slept at least 7 of them. I watched a couple of movies, but… Read More

So Thomas called the other day and then shared these photos. Seems his buddy and he went someplace and rocked out some VR games, then won a pink bear!! Ya, that’s living the Dream for sure! Lol

I’m so proud of my son, he just voted today for the first time! While the election is still going on as I write this, I’m so pleased to see that we’ve elected the most gender diverse congressional body in our country’s history. As of this moment, at least 90 women have been elected, which beats the previous record of 84. It’s a long way from half, but it’s a good step… Read More

So Thomas is now in his 2nd year of college. He transferred last summer from OSU to TCC in Tulsa, and it’s been so awesome for him! He’s got his own apartment, building and making so many new things, and even got a new job to pay the bills. I’m so proud of him and all he’s accomplishing! Check these out….. He made his own free standing wall desk and with homemade… Read More