C.J. raised his hands in the universal gesture of surrender.
His body reacted of a volition he couldn’t control. He tried to speak but his throat constricted, squishing every bit of moisture from it to spurt out through his bladder. 580 more words
The Tallgrass Prairie Reserve, run by The Nature Conservancy, is located near Bartlesville in northern Oklahoma, and is one of the few remaining never-developed areas of tall-grass prairie, which historically covered the eastern great plains (including the states of Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma, etc). 163 more words
The Gloss Mountains (or Glass Mountains) are in north-western Oklahoma, not yet in the panhandle. Gloss Mountains State Park is conveniently located of Highway 412, which is the major highway through the Oklahoma panhandle into New Mexico (which is how I visited). 161 more words