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My list with 20 blessings from 2013---My wish for you---a wonderous New Year and many blessings (more than 20) during 2014!

by Helen Ford Wallace Modified: December 30, 2013 at 2:45 pm •  Published: December 30, 2013

By Helen Ford Wallace

***Looking back: Here is my list of 20 special thoughts/blessings from 2013. It was a very memorable year!


 1. A beautiful baby daughter for son and daughter-in-law! (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

2. An excellent saying! (From the internet).

3.  Our etiquette team from The Oklahoman/NewsOk gave a program for Women In Communication! (Photo provided).


4. Fun parties: A roomful of balloons for a Valentine’s Day party! Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club tree lighting party! Party favors from an event honoring Gary England!  The annual boar’s head party given by President Robert and Jan Henry at Oklahoma City University! The Merediths and Byfords annual Pirate’s Party!   (Photos by Helen Ford Wallace).

5.  Two beautiful women at a party! (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

6. A new tech device to learn, thanks to Lillie-Beth! (Photo by Doug Hoke).

7. He caught a  trout! Fine fishing! (Photos by Helen Ford Wallace).

8. Beautiful fall color in the Colorado mountains. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

 9. Wonderful friends! Huge blessings to me!

 10. Volunteers!  (From Mary Blankenship Pointer’s Facebook page).

 11. Another excellent saying! (From the internet).

 12. Another Merry Christmas! (From Leslie Spear’s Facebook page).

 13. A great Junior League President turning over the gavel at the end of her term! (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

 14. Linda Garrett’s decorations  for the Junior League luncheon! (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

 15. Special people! The grandchildren! (Photo by Lee-Ann Graham).

15. Special people! The grandchildren! (Photo by Lilllie-Beth Brinkman).

16. Forget- me- nots from Ann Hargis! (Photo by Ann Hargis).

17. New purse! New perfume! (Photos by Helen Ford Wallace).

18. Cookies from John deSteiguer and the Christmas market in Austria! (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

19. Beautiful Christmas ornaments at Devon. (Photos by Helen Ford Wallace).

20. She’ll be coming around the mountain! Memorable drive! (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

HAPPY NEW YEAR! ( ***There were lots more blessings this year, but these are the photos I could find. :) HFW)


by Helen Ford Wallace
Society Editor
Helen Ford Wallace is a columnist covering society-related events/news for The Oklahoman. She puts local parties online with daily updates. She creates, maintains and runs a Parties blog which includes web casts. She is an online web editor for...
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