Tag Archives: Oklahoma

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

2017 Something New: Renewal

    I took this picture in my friend’s yard. To me, it was a symbol of renewal. I don’t know what bird built it or if it will ever be used again, but it was beautiful in its starkness.  There … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2016 Cultivating Gratitude: An Oklahoma Fairytale

    Summer is almost over and fall brings out festivals and fairs.  One of my favorites is the Heavener Runestone Viking and Celtic Fest.  It will be held on October 8 & 9, 2016 at Heavener, OK.  It is a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

BALANCING A MIDDLE READER BOOK

  In my book Glome’s Valley, Ethan is trying to make the best of a boring summer while his father solves an ancient riddle that has plagued archeologists for years. Ethan and his dad go to Heavener, Oklahoma to read the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

LUCKY THIRTEEN – FIFTY-TWO NEW THINGS TO DO IN 2013: NO. 43

    Two weekends ago the family and I went to the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulfur, Oklahoma (http://www.chickasawculturalcenter.com/?gclid=CMDI_PbuyLoCFUhk7Aod33cAuA).  It was such a wonderful center full of artifacts, art (by great Oklahoma artists like Mike Larsen),    (http://www.larsenstudio.com/) and more information … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

LUCKY THIRTEEN – FIFTY-TWO NEW THINGS TO DO FOR 2013: NO. 27

  As a writer, I sometimes come up against a creativity wall.  I won’t call it writers’ block because I have so many ideas floating around in my head all the time that I know I’ll never have enough time … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

LUCKY THIRTEEN – FIFTY-TWO NEW THINGS TO DO IN 2013 NO: 23

  The lavender is blooming!   It’s spring and hopefully the severe weather is over.  I’m sure that summer is right around the corner.  The temperatures may soar (okay, they will soar) but at least the atmosphere will become more stable and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment