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2017 Something New: Return to Glome’s Valley

    Warm afternoons turned into cool mornings in the forests of southeast Oklahoma last weekend.  But we are Vikings.  We can take it! The storms overnight turned over a few tents – but the damage was minimal.   My … Continue reading

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2017 Something New: Heavener Runestone Viking Fest

    Many years ago, on a weekend trip to southeastern Oklahoma, I encountered the Heavener Runestone.  I wandered around the park and stared at the stone in awe. There is more than one school of thought about the origin of … Continue reading

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2017 Something New: One Book, One Community

    I have the honor of leading a discussion group this week with the Enid Public Library’s “One Book, One Community” on Saturday, October 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m. at the Railroad Museum of Oklahoma in Enid.  Like minds all over … Continue reading

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2017 Something New: Old Friends

    I used to listen to retired folks say they are so busy these days, they don’t know where the time goes.  I thought, you’re retired, what is so important?  And then I found out after I retired from the … Continue reading

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2017 Something New: Vikings!

    Once again, I’ll sip coffee in the ancient forests of Oklahoma with thousands of my closest friends and take in the sights and smells of all things Viking.  October 14 and 15 this fall is the Heavener Runestone Viking … Continue reading

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2017 Something New: Prairie City

    Red dust covered the back window, forcing me to use the much-neglected side mirrors.  Gravel roads on the prairie – a great improvement over the ruts formed by mud and covered wagons – dirtied only the outside of the … Continue reading

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2017 Something New: Glome Returns

    The forests of Oklahoma are magical. If you look hard enough, you will find trolls, fairies, runestones, magic swords – and Norse gods.  And there might even be dragons.  The Glome’s Valley series takes place in southeast Oklahoma at … Continue reading

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