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Adventure Plans Change, But Love Prevails

No matter how hard you try, sometimes the best-laid plans go awry. Our campervan, Clarabelle, was...

 

Bills Would Help Prevent Budget Problems

The legislature's main responsibility is to pass an annual balanced budget. We can only...

 

Learning To Let Go Might Actually Work

And suddenly, there was calmness. My head was no longer spinning with every "what-if" imaginable....

 

Senate Review

"When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened." – Rev. Billy Graham....

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

Hope you kept warm and safe during our first snowstorm of the year! It is not too late to make...

 

Surprise! Santa Brought A Big Bathtub!

I hope everyone had a nice Christmas, and received their wish-list items from Santa. I know I did....

 

Sharp Fights Inappropriate Relationships

Nearly every week there's a news story about a teacher having an inappropriate relationship with a...

 

The Ten Acre Observatory Night Sky Report

2018 just did not seem to be the year for having good weather occur on the nights when the Moon...

 

Senate Review

The focus at the Capitol the last couple of years has been on how to increase education...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

This is my last column for the year 2018! We have had many changes. I am going to recap a few of...

 

Keeping It Simple - Just Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas. That’s all, just ... a simple Merry Christmas. The Better Half and I did not put...

 

A Small Step Toward Peace On Earth?

On Nov. 10, 1989, the headline in The Daily Telegraph based in London read 'The Iron Curtain Is...

 

Senate Review

We must increase accountability and oversight of our state's four public virtual charter schools....

 

Boxes Within Boxes Within Boxes - Really!

It must be getting close to Christmas ... or something like that. And, no, I haven't seen hide nor...

 

God Did Something About It, And You're It!

Something popped up on my Facebook time-hop the other day that shows me that God has a sense of humo...

 

Senate Review

On Nov. 1, Oklahoma launched the Uninsured Vehicle Enforcement Diversion Program, the first of its...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

Hopefully, you are steeped in the joyful holiday experience with shopping, decorating, parties, prog...

 

Noodles The Wonder(full) Dog Ready To Roll

The Better Half and I are gearing up for our big adventure to begin the new year. We built our...

 

What's Your Favorite Christmas Tree?

What is your favorite Christmas tree? Do you have a favorite? Is it one of the big city trees like in Times Square or something smaller or simpler? Is...

 

Maybe Nature Will Give Us A Break

This just doesn’t seem to be our year for good viewing nights! Even the annual Okie-Tex Star Party was a bust. As I sit and write the December...

 

Senate Review

It’s exciting times for education in Oklahoma. Teachers, education staff, parents and supporters took incredible initiative this year. As the...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends! My family met in Tulsa in the home of my son, Dr. Anthony Haney, and wife Laura...

 

She Won't Make The Same Mistake Again

If there was ever any doubt about my sanity, last Thanksgiving set it in concrete. I did something...

 

Kindness Is The Greatest Lesson Of The Cruise

There are lots of stories to tell about our two-week cruise to the Panama Canal and back, but there...

 

Senate Review

Voters complained for years there was not a significant difference between the Democratic and the...

 

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