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The Only Book You Will Ever Need. Honest.

Now if I could only remember how to link to it!

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Chaos in Houston

  Back in the early Nineties, I was with a Houston P.R. firm charged with  generating publicity about their latest master-planned community. My boss decided to bring in a real-live Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle  to the grand opening of the new community center. At that time, hiring a real Ninja Turtle was only slightly harder […]

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Wheelies Turn Boys Into Men

  I got a bike just like this for Christmas when I was 10 years old. It was a dark blue, Deluxe Renegade. And it was an absolute pocket rocket. I could pedal that sucker so fast that my feet were a blur. Once, I raced a high school kid in his Volkswagen, from a […]

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Hubba Hubba — The Eyes Have It

  You would not think a new pair of glasses would be that big a deal. But you would be wrong. I allowed the Chinese Fashionista Missus to choose my new specs, and she boldy went where I had never gone before. Big, round and tortoise. Comments on my Facebook page include: “Distinguished”. “Great look.” […]

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Top 10 Hogs Blogs For 2014!

  How can you choose which of your children are your favorites, because you love them all? Blogs are like that. But here are my Top 10 Hogs Blogs for 2014, in no particular order, except the first one, which probably was my favorite. 1. My Grampa’s Hat  Gramps looked especially cool when he was […]

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Happy Potamus Day, Son!

  Now THAT is the cover of the greatest ‘Happy 26th Birthday’ card ever! And BELOW are the inside pages to said card.     Because that’s how we roll in New Zealand. This is because, when we moved here two decades ago, birthday cards were boring, stupid and outrageously priced. That led to the […]

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Deranged Old Man Eyebrows

  “You’ve been cutting your eyebrows again, haven’t you?” Says the Missus. In that tone that your Mother used to use. When you had been very bad. So I man up and give my answer. “No, I have not.” And I quickly walk away because, I may look stupid, but I’m really not. See, you […]

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