Tulsa Values - April 2021 Posts

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Zwick Love Story

April 17, 2021 - Posted by Values Media Services

Once a teacher, always a teacher.  If an individual becomes very skilled in a specific area, some develop a compelling drive to want to pass on that expertise to others.  That seems to be the case with one Broken Arrow couple, Charles and Becky Zwick.

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Work & Marriage: Teamwork Makes Dreamwork

April 17, 2021 - Posted by Values Media Services

It is said “teamwork makes the dream work,” and these words can apply to almost any situation as motivation to work together, but for Troy and Debbie Edmonds, it means a little bit more.

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Unusual Pet Companions

April 17, 2021 - Posted by Values Media Services

While the typical cat or dog remains the No. 1 and two picks respectively for pet ownership, some people prefer to think outside of the litter box when choosing their household companion.  Among some of the most popular pets are fish, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs or birds.

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Anonymous

The Value of Laughter

April 17, 2021 - Posted by Values Media Services

Adults do this about 17 times per day.  Children do it a whopping 300 times or more per day.  What is it that children are doing that is outperforming adults so much more inexhaustibly?  Laughing.

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Anonymous

Photography Basics

April 17, 2021 - Posted by Values Media Services

As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. If that is true that picture better be a doozie, and quality photography doesn’t usually come without some seasoned skill. Most rookie shutterbugs fall in love with their own pictures and brag how they captured the most stunning expression on their subject’s face, but they are blind to the fact there is a flagpole in the background that looks like it is protruding out of their subject’s head. Many novices think they have captured the best landscape photo with brilliantly colored field flowers with snowcapped mountains framing the shot, but they didn’t notice that there is an overflowing trash can in the foreground that could have easily been framed out if they had just slowed down and did a check of each element within the frame.

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Home of Hope and Rogers County Training Center Hosts 36th Annual Golf Classic

April 17, 2021 - Posted by Values Media Services

On May 7, 2021, RCTC will host their 36th annual Golf Classic and 19th Hole Silent Auction. The tournament will take place at the Heritage Hills Golf Course, with proceeds directly supporting people with developmental and other disabilities at RCTC, and job sites in the surrounding area. The Classic is a 4-man scramble with designated tee times and flights. A Hole-in-One prize of a new car will be sponsored by Kissee Ford. Home-cooked hamburgers and hotdogs, as well as lots of exciting golf games, will make for a fun day on a beautiful course.

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Fun for the Entire Family!

April 17, 2021 - Posted by Values Media Services

Spring has sprung at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum and events this year are more fun than ever!  Event dates are planned to include a “Barter Bash” for kids to trade toys, “Family Days” where you can participate in live demonstrations, “Shindig” with live music, and “Movie Night” in their newly renovated Will Rogers Theatre. There is more to do, see and participate in than ever before with more events on the horizon.

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Dream Big at the Spring Home and Outdoor Living Expo!

April 17, 2021 - Posted by Values Media Services

Hello, Spring!  Now is the time to freshen things up at home, and maybe even begin those new projects you’ve been dreaming about!  It’s the perfect time for the Home and Outdoor Living Expo! In its sixth year, Tulsa Home Shows expertly brings together hundreds of exhibitors, showcasing the area’s best in home improvement providers, April 23-25.

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Déjà Vu

April 17, 2021 - Posted by Values Media Services

Tulsa Garden Club’s 70th Annual Garden Tour, Déjà Vu, showcases homeowner-inspired and professionally-designed landscape, hardscape, lightscape and water elements of four private mid-town Tulsa gardens. Tour Chair Cindy Davis notes, “Patrons enjoy an exclusive Déjà Vu Tour launch and recognition reception, Friday evening, April 30.” Charcuteray’s individually-boxed gourmet delights, beverages and entertainment will be stationed in three new private residences dubbed “Georgetown” just off Brookside.

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Anonymous

Auto Tech for Teens

April 17, 2021 - Posted by Values Media Services

When was the last time you checked your tire pressure or changed a tire?  Checked your own fluid levels and oil?  Learning a few simple skills can help you avoid a roadside bind. I think most of us agree that our vehicle is one of our largest investments that are important to our livelihood and independence.  So why haven’t we done a better job teaching ourselves and children about taking care of our vehicles?

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A Toast to Summertime

April 17, 2021 - Posted by Values Media Services

A toast to summer - literally! World traveler and professional chef, Shannon Smith, teaches us how to transform a simple slice of toast into a gourmet snack, dessert or even a meal, and find recipes for some of her top favorite toast-toppers including a BLT with Scrambled Eggs, Lemon Chicken Salad with Almonds, Avocado & Crushed Corn Chips and a delicious Patty Melt.

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Anonymous

Spring Cleaning!

April 14, 2021 - Posted by Values Media Services

Winter has finally faded away and spring colors are in bloom. While it might look restorative outside your home, your chimney and dryer vents may still be dealing with a gloomy, cold weather hangover. A good spring cleaning is an opportunity to refresh your home and enable you to enjoy all the benefits of Oklahoma’s seasonal change.

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