Tag Archives: oklahoma

Oh…OH….OH…..OKLAHOMA where the winds come tearing down your deck….


“And the earthquakes hit, the drought never quits, and the snow is  up to your pits!!” The year is 2011. The state is Oklahoma. And I live there.  Whoa!!! What a year!!!  We started off in January with record breaking freezing temperatures. We hit -30 something below. -30 below! IN OKLAHOMA!  What the freezing heck??? […]

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Wishing today was yesterday.


To watch the faces of our children light up. To show them that there is life outside of video games and cell phones. To hear the crows in the trees. To have dirty feet, and no one cares. To sit and watch the deer walk right up to you. To feel the wind brushing across the water […]

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Zumba eh….Zumba ahhhh….that hurts….


Yesterday I pulled the muscle in my left butt-cheek doing Zumba. Again. It now feels like there is a rock permanently implanted there, seized up for the duration of my life. Perhaps it will give the illusion that my buns are more firm than they actually are. I mean… than they never were.  OK… probably that they will never […]

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What in the cat-hair? I’m an Arkie. That’s what!


There is something oxy-moronish (← YAY! another new made-up word that I will file for later use) about someone from this state of Oklahoma that I reside in asking me where I am from because of my southern accent…. but yet, it happens all too frequent. Could it be that I use terms such as:

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