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Updated Mar 4, 2015 at 6:35 PM

Some will know what I’m talking about. Many will probably groan and say, “No! Not THIS again.”

Updated Mar 4, 2015 at 2:15 PM

Living in Oklahoma and Kansas, it has been easy for me to be less than proud of some of the legislation that gets serious consideration.

Updated Mar 2, 2015 at 11:22 PM

I always loved Minnie Minoso.

Updated Mar 1, 2015 at 8:14 AM

The snowfall, unapologetic in its volume, transformed my front yard into a fluffy winter Wonderland. And, while episodically looking out the window yesterday, I even saw a fat cat and a rabbit; the only character missing was Alice.

Posted Mar 1, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Sensory overload can confuse the mind and overwhelm the heart.

Posted Feb 28, 2015 at 8:00 AM

 So many people look around today and think we have all gone crazy.

Updated Feb 26, 2015 at 12:57 AM

Confession time: I am not good at sports. Never have been.

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 8:42 AM

The way I see it, we have two choices.We can set up our economic system so that every able-bodied person who wants to work hard can succeed.

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 1:36 AM

The Oklahoma House of Representatives covered important ground with HB 1965 but the bill falls short of true effectiveness.

Posted Feb 22, 2015 at 8:00 AM

ISIS kills Christians, Muslims and Jews and if we aren’t careful, they will kill us too. They have recently killed aid workers, journalists, pilots and others of multiple faith backgrounds.

Updated Feb 21, 2015 at 11:54 PM

Happy Valentine’s Day! This year the special day falls on a Saturday. Well, it fell on a Saturday in 1959 too. Charlie had admired Beth for as long as he could remember. He spent hours thinking about their perfect first date.

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