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Monday Through Dark Colored Glasses

So. There was a last week. And a weekend. There were books to be read. Words to be written. Baseball and football to be watched. There was “The Masked Singer” (a not-so-secret indulgence). There was Stormageddon, cheeseballs, and stink bugs … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Signs

Remember that old saying about stopping to smell the roses? When Only was little, we did that. A lot. We spent over an hour watching a cicada metamorph from a “beetle” into it’s winged version. The technical term for their … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Dream

When I was a kid, I told stories to my stuffed animals. Even though I had an original Barbie, Ken, Midge, and Skipper, I wasn’t much for dolls. Stuffed critters, though? I had them tucked everywhere. And I had so … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: Tornado

So, 20 years ago, the first tornado officially measured with winds of 300 mph occured here in central Oklahoma. I responded with the SAR team I volunteered with. Our first duty was to clear the cars and debris under an … Continue reading

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Good Monday

So…there was a weekend. And it was Easter. Happy Day after Easter to those of you who celebrate. And Happy Monday to thoes of you who don’t. We combined the clans at Lawyer Guy’s brother’s house–the James Gant and my … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: Game of Bones

April 19th is always a tough day for those of us who were in OKC back in 1995. Hard to believe it’s been 24 years since the bombing. This year, I’m acknowledging the day with this mention but I’m offering … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: Good Vibrations

I never know what I’m going to tumble across when I tiptoe through the tulips that make up the internet. I tripped over this YouTube video containing vintage footage and soundtrack of one of my favorite Beach Boy songs from … Continue reading

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Friday Sinema: It’s All About the Newf

I have one and a half Newfoundlands. I have Cooper, a full-blood Landseer Newf. And I have Boone, a Newf/Golden mix. I love them dearly. And it’s my birthday. So here. Have six minutes of cool music and pics of … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Fears

When I was in college, a good friend of mine made a statement that’s stuck with me all these years–and trust me, there’s a LOT of years between now and then. It was one of those nights in dorm where … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Anonymity

I remember years ago when the court I worked for decided to get one of the “Santa Letters” from the post office. I was tasked with picking a letter and organizing the collecting of money and gifts. I discovered that … Continue reading

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