Coming Up For Air

What a whirlwind six months it's been! I assure you my MIA status was not because of slacking. Ok, maybe a little. 🙂 Our travels took us to Albuquerque where the hubmeister and our rig were pummeled by high winds. Both lost the battle. A 70 mph gust hit our fifth wheel head on, lifted … Continue reading Coming Up For Air

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EGO – Everyone’s Got One

I've often wondered at what point A-list celebrities become jaded to their success. Recognizable folks from any walk of life are at risk but since the world (especially Americans and Brits) obsess over the antics of the rich and famous, it must happen more quickly with those prominent, newsworthy folks. However,  even photogenic "beautiful" people … Continue reading EGO – Everyone’s Got One

Picher Perfect

The Lore: Northeastern Oklahoma is often called “Green Country” due to the abundance of man made lakes and heavily treed, rolling hills. Tucked a few miles from the Kansas border lies Picher, a modern day ghost town described by one local news source as “The biggest environmental disaster you’ve never heard of”. Picher is surrounded … Continue reading Picher Perfect

SHORT TALES

Great Balls of Fire The Lore: The Hornet Spook Light, Near Joplin, Missouri I was raised in Northeastern Oklahoma and knew about the Hornet Spook Light long before investigating the area for my book. As a child, we referred to the mysterious phenomena as the Joplin Spook Light because sightings occurred along a rural county road … Continue reading SHORT TALES

Happy New Year!

I don't know about you but I'm sooo happy for a new year. It's not that 2016 was horrible. More like unstructured. As in Murphy's Law unstructured. Few of my plans came to fruition in the way I had hoped. Some of those "detours" turned into delightful experiences. A few . . . meh, not … Continue reading Happy New Year!

Exploring Mark Twain’s Boyhood Haunts

I'm back! It's been a while and I apologize. Now that family visits, medical issues and whatnot are out of the way, we are back on the road enjoying new adventures. So here goes . . . Hannibal, Missouri . . . just the name evokes visions of lazy riverboats puffing down a wide river, … Continue reading Exploring Mark Twain’s Boyhood Haunts