june 14, 2019

“My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness. She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother’s voice and smile.” ~ Jennifer Garner     You first met Judge in 2014 when his person,

october 31, 2018

“I hope there are days when your coffee tastes like magic, your playlist makes you dance, strangers make you smile, and the night sky touches your soul. I hope there are days when you fall in love with being alive.” ~ Brooke Hampton     The most beautiful part of a sunset may not always be the sunset itself but the glorious colors cast to the east. The 2-Pony Ranch

october 29, 2018

“People who wonder whether the glass is half full or half empty are missing the point. The glass is refillable.” ~ Unknown     The last two days have been filled with music and food and a host of friends old and new. Today, Angie and I spent a long overdue whole day of quality time together. Our extended morning with coffee and bagels set the stage for a beautiful

july 16, 2014

“Turn your smile up before you go out in public, you may be the only light in someone’s day.” ~ Deni Fearman     Even with a broken heart Angie Bliss Fanning appreciates a good Oklahoma sunset. A steady, slow rain moved through. As it moved out it made a beautiful painted sky. We took a ride to the fence in the golf cart to see it set and have

july 13, 2014

“Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star…” ~ e.e. cummings     This is Jerry’s dog, Judge. He’s an awesome dog, as you can see. But then, an awesome man should have an awesome dog, and Jerry Fanning was an awesome man. I’m blessed