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from 3-2-2014

I may have to lighten up on the coffee as blog topics keeping bouncing around my head, and once I begin transcribing them feel obliged to post them, no doubt an irritation for some. 987 more words

The 100 greatest songwriters - number 28 - Woody Guthrie

At number 28 in Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of the 100 greatest songwriters is Woody Guthrie. I wonder how many of you reading this, particularly non-Americans, have heard of Woody Guthrie? 464 more words


"Livin' on Tulsa Time"

What a year it’s been! Exactly one year ago we began to unpack our lives and settled into a new home here in Oklahoma. The year delivered a whirlwind (both literally and figuratively) of events: our first tornado scare, getting published in TulsaPeople Magazine, learning the two-step together, meeting Trisha Yearwood (twice!), starting a new job, singing our hearts out at more country concerts than we could keep track of, becoming… 208 more words


Worse Instead of Better


So the taskmasters and the foremen of the people went out and said to the people, “Thus says Pharaoh, ‘I will not give you straw. 924 more words


Adele, the “lady” who asked the question, is the nineteen-year-old partner of an ex-jailbird named Early, played by Brad Pitt, in one of his … early movies, back in 1993, “Kalifornia”. 446 more words

Dust Bowl Survivors

Interesting brief bit about comparing the dust bowl to current droughts. And fascinating photos of “Okies” who stayed to fight out the dust bowl.


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