Category Archives: Oklahoma

Preservation & Payne

It’s been a busy week on Route 66 in Tulsa and the surrounding area.  I love a good road trip to someplace new, but there’s a lot to be said for helping others enjoy the city and stretch of highway … Continue reading

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A Teachable Moment

It’s not a shocking statement to say I spent a little time on Route 66 this weekend.  What made this trip much different, though, is the fact that the time I spent cruising the Mother Road wasn’t behind the wheel … Continue reading

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Tulsa: Oil Capital of the World

This morning, Samantha and I went out to the Holland Hall Book Fair.  We attend annually, not only to bolster our own library but to gather a collection of children’s books for the Tulsa World Book Drive.  It was pouring … Continue reading

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Eleventh Hour Bridgehunting

Most of my free time lately has been going towards research and writing of my book on Lost Tulsa Restaurants — and I’m happy to say it’s going well!  But all that time at the Tulsa Historical Society and other … Continue reading

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Of Christmas Past

The town of Pawhuska was founded in 1872 on the banks of Bird Creek, within the Osage Nation in Indian Territory.  It was named in honor of a tribal chief, Paw-Hiu-Skah (meaning White Hair).  A post office opened in 1876 … Continue reading

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Crafts & Crossings

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  I had one of the best in recent memory, as my Mom and brother came over to our house for the holiday.  Samantha and Mom cooked together, Tyler and I played video games, … Continue reading

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Pretty Pony Time

In the book “Nightmares and Dreamscapes” Stephen King divides time into several classifications.  One of them is called “Pretty Pony Time” and describes the good times, the times that will flee from you when you aren’t paying attention.  It’s a good … Continue reading

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