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Upside-Down Day Turns Out Okay

So ... the “fun-filled” weekend I had planned for a visit from my little 6- and 7-year-old...

 

Senate Review

There’s a life lesson to be learned – it’s better to swing with a miss than never swing at...

 

Where Have All The Whoppers Gone?

I don't Trick-or-Treat any more - after all, I'm a grownup - but that doesn't stave my craving for...

 

Guest Column

It began with an invitation from a customer. Blink and you would’ve missed it. But his passion...

 

Spend Some Time In A Good Museum

Have you adjusted to the time change yet? Just two months left until 2020! I want to salute our...

 

Halloween Of Yesteryear: Family & Fun

Halloween is such a fun holiday. We dress up as a favorite character or we put on make-up and fake b...

 

Senate Review

Oklahoma has one of the highest percentages of married couples but, unfortunately, also one of the...

 

Capitol Review

In my last article concerning HB 1051, I focused on the detrimental effects of childhood obesity in...

 

Night Sky Report: The Ten Acre Observatory

We had plenty of good viewing nights throughout October and depending on how late we stayed out, we...

 

She'll Need To Brush Up To Teach Toddler ''

“Wanna learn about football?” I asked Little Dude on a recent Saturday. Mr. Right and I were wat...

 

New Hope Taught Valuable Lessons To Teacher

(Seventh and final in a series) Each spring at New Hope School, Mrs. Carter would have the children...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

You never get too old to enjoy Halloween fun, so start planning your costumes for our contest on...

 

Senate Review

It’s unfortunate that in this day and time we’d even have to address such an issue as hate...

 

Lessons Learned In The Two-Room School

(Sixth in a series) Winter turned brutally cold in January, falling several mornings to below zero....

 

Senate Review

Nearly 90 new laws went into effect in July, and more than 300 will become effective Nov. 1. One of...

 

Senate Review

It was apparent after the September 2018 Senate interim studies on virtual schools that Epic would...

 

Senate Insights

It seems like just yesterday session was adjourning. A lot has been happening at your state Capitol...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

October is here with the promise of fall and fun. The center is decked out with pumpkins, witches...

 

Speak Loudly And Use Those Bear Boxes!

“ Blah blah blah, food, blah blah, bears . . . so make a lot of noise.” I stopped walking and...

 

Changes Are In The Air And Everywhere

After weeks of rumors — many false — Linda Praytor announced Tuesday that she will close the...

 

The Two-Room School Teacher Takes A Wife

As a beginning school teacher in 1961, it became a priority for me to find a wife. So with a new...

 

Capitol Report

In my last article I referenced HB 1051, which addresses the expansion of physical fitness...

 

Senate Review

Interim studies are ongoing with more than 20 more scheduled in October. Last week, we had studies...

 

Life Is A Full-Time Adventure At This Point

I just turned 62 and I am the happiest I’ve ever been in my life. That doesn’t mean I don’t...

 

The Challenges Of A Two-Room School

As time passed in our little two-room school, I found that some of my older children would raise...

 

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