Posts Tagged Oklahoma memories


Missing the Big Red Cotton Bowl!

  I cannot tell you how much I would rather be at the Cotton Bowl tomorrow than here in New Zealand. I would gladly trade my clean, green, primordial back yard for the smell of deep fried everything and the creepy, booming, non-stop chatter of Big Tex. I would make the ultimate sacrifice of drinking […]

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You’ve Got to Be ‘Agile, Hostile and Mobile’ in Oklahoma Driver’s Ed Classes

The second I turned 15½, I was a man. Well, at least I thought I was, because at that point I could legally drive a car! I was enrolled in Driver’s Education, so no force on earth could stop me. Why anyone in law enforcement or the car insurance industry thought attending Driver’s Ed would […]

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What’s for Dinner, Okie Momma?

In the last week or two, Facebook has been making me hungry and nostalgic.  Again. The “Do You Remember When” photos in particular have made my salivary glands get all gushy. See these? I think they were called Pyrex, but that’s not what was important. What was HUGELY important, is what my Mom cooked in […]

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Awesome Leaves Must Fall

Growing up, Fall was always my favorite season.   Jackets pulled tight against the cold.  Friday night NHS Tiger Football games. And going all Boomer Soonery on Saturdays (Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Selmon). As you get older, you realise that of the best thing about Fall is the incredible colors of leaves as the turn. […]

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