‘This Is A Beautiful Life:’ Clean House, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose

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

Basketball hoop dreams a nightmare to assemble

We’re more than two months into the year, and I have a story to tell you about a Christmas present, a Christmas present that turned out to be the most … Continue reading Basketball hoop dreams a nightmare to assemble

Cool getaway for cheap? Beavers Bend State Park brings the beauty

Oklahoma is a much more topographically diverse state than most folks think, although I love referring to John Fullbright’s “All The Time In The World:” Central Oklahoma Is my land, … Continue reading Cool getaway for cheap? Beavers Bend State Park brings the beauty

The story behind, “Dear OG&E,” & remembering the 2007 Oklahoma ice storm

We had ice in central Oklahoma today, but I’m not sure we can call it an ice storm. Back in 2007, we had an ice storm. And it was an … Continue reading The story behind, “Dear OG&E,” & remembering the 2007 Oklahoma ice storm

So, I bought a new car …

There are lots of things I’d rather do than go through the process of buying a new car, too many to count. Heck, it seems to me some enterprising entrepreneur … Continue reading So, I bought a new car …

‘Oliver!,’ ‘Rock of Ages’: Stage productions with Oklahoma flavor

I wouldn’t consider myself a theatre geek. Instead, I’m somebody who enjoys anything that happens on a stage: plays, musicals, dance, orchestra, concerts, you name it. I’m a musician, and … Continue reading ‘Oliver!,’ ‘Rock of Ages’: Stage productions with Oklahoma flavor

Lights flickering & dim? You probably have a partial power outage

So, a few nights ago, I get home and my AC won’t turn on. The fan turned on but the HVAC unit proper would not. Bizarre, but I could survive. … Continue reading Lights flickering & dim? You probably have a partial power outage

Travel in Oklahoma: Robbers Cave State Park

It’s quiet. It’s picturesque. The trees are tall and beautiful, and the running trails are plentiful. The cabins available at Robbers Cave aren’t just adequate. They’re damned nice, and the bed was even comfortable!