Seven years ago this week I was in Des Moines, Iowa for the floods that had hit that state. After about three weeks of 12 hour days, 7 days a week, I finally had a weekend off and used the opportunity to walk around downtown Des Moines taking photos. Here’s a photo I took from […]
Today I was driving in Western Oklahoma from a meeting around 11:30 in the morning, heading back to Oklahoma City. I had just completed a phone call with Cindy, using my hands-free bluetooth earpiece (of course) and was listening to a podcast as I steered down the two lane paved road. As I scanned the […]
The cover of today’s New Yorker magazine features the theme of a modern-day playdate where two girls are in the same room playing “Minecraft” with each other on their separate devices. My middle granddaughter, Heather, is a big fan of the game and so I immediately wondered if this is how she plays it with […]
Happy Summer Solstice. Here’s Mungo Jerry and their only hit song in the U.S. from 1970, In The Summertime.
This brought back fond memories when I found it in my files. In June of 2009 I was working a disaster in Atlanta, GA, The Peach State. One weekend in June, Cindy flew up from Orlando to visit and we took a trip over to Stone Mountain. This is one of my favorite photos of her […]
Here in Oklahoma City we’re about to be walloped by remnants of Tropical Storm Bill. Normally, this would not be a problem but OKC is still reeling from flooding and straight-line winds in May (which is why I’m here) and all of the rivers, lakes, ponds and creeks, not to mention the ground itself, are […]
Most people know that, despite being “sister states” (a term used by officials from both states), there has been a long-time rivalry between The Sooner State and The Lone Star State. Yesterday I saw a little bit of that rivalry manifested on the men’s room wall. Our office is located in a mall that, 35 […]
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This is a test post. Please disregard.
This week’s Throwback Thursday takes us back 14 years today to the birth of my first grandson, Mikey, on June 11, 2001. In this photo, I’m just looking at him as it took me several hours to even try and hold him. He was such a tiny little fellow that I was afraid I would […]