Posts Tagged Okie DNA

After Decades Away, the Moore Tornado Stirs My Oklahoma DNA

  The longer you live overseas, the less you feel tethered to the American mothership. 2020 marks the 30th year I’ve been overseas, and I’ve missed so much. To put this into perspective… I was in New Zealand, half a world away from America, when: — The Murrah Building was bombed — Gulf War II […]


Okie DNA Downunder

Don’t mock me. Because when the end of the world comes and there is no electricity or running water or stuff, you will need people like me. Innovative people. People of the cheap. Okies. Like in regards to lawnmowers. We purchased our lawnmower 11 years ago for $30. If you add the cost of 11 […]