A vacation to end the summer symbolizes the start of autumn, on the calendar if not the thermometer. It won’t start to feel autumnal in Oklahoma until November. To escape … Continue reading California Thinkin’: my takeaways from a trip to the Golden State
Since I’ve downloaded the Pedometer++ app, I’ve become a bit obsessed with checking my steps. Considering I have an iPhone and an Apple Watch, I’m not sure why I’m just … Continue reading Fitness Hack: Using sports to pile on the steps
It’s clear that 2018 is a year of transition. I’m finishing up my first year back in a newsroom, and that feels great. I’m gradually going through the process of … Continue reading Ryan’s Weekend Soundtrack (July 14-15): BLOXX, Spencer Lee Band, Elvis Costello
We were sure that Mom had given away the 1987 Buick Century. She certainly didn’t drive it. My brothers and I thought some charity had claimed it at least a … Continue reading Godspeed, good Buick: Brothers try to revive 1987 Buick Century
We are selling this house for $74,900 in honor of our mother. The home was owned by two families in 80 years, both of which kept the house immaculately. We’re … Continue reading ‘This Is A Beautiful Life:’ Clean House, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose
A few days ago, somebody noted that they enjoyed seeing me play the piano online, and I gave a jumbled nonsensical reply about trying to master YouTube, which is at … Continue reading YouTube channel update: The YouTube growth struggle is real.
There are hundreds of stories of people who “cut the cord,” meaning that they eliminated cable and went to slimmer services or none at all. Some go to things like … Continue reading Back to Basic(s): Lots of people ‘cut the cord.’ I reattached. Here’s why.