Posts Tagged OkieBoomer


SPOILER ALERT — Top 10 Hogs Blogs from 2015

(Happy New Year from New Zealand! Here are our favorites from 2015, with the more serious ones at the bottom. Cheers.)   What a Good Man Looks Like — Bob Barry, Jr   The older you get, the more you understand how hard it is to find a “good man” in this life. The outpouring […]

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Thy Blog Be Done

  Many 12-step programs tell you to “Let Go and Let God”. But, as my big sister often reminds me, even when we do so, we frequently freak out and claw stuff right back. Case in point… I recently took a deep breath, said some prayers, and moved the HOGS Blog to a cheaper New Zealand […]

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Pathetic Sick Man Alert Involving Angry Chest Badgers

Yes, we are aware that one of our high school friends is recovering from a very, very serious back problem, and that the global economy is being dragged down the tubes by China. But the blog is a sick man, and we need to whine. Shut up. We are now on on Day 18 of […]

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The Eccentric Titirangi Chicken Woman

  I love eccentric people, especially if they have chickens. And don’t live next door. Hence, I love going to the physiotherapist, to have my head rotated and get an update on the Titirangi Chicken Situation. (Yes, I shot that seven-second video last year!) It seems that the Council — after six months of meetings […]

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What a Good Man Looks Like — Bob Barry, Jr

The older you get, the more you understand how hard it is to find a “good man” in this life. The outpouring of emotion this week in Oklahoma, following the premature death of TV sportscaster Bob Barry, Jr., proved that in spades. I honestly encourage you to have a look at “BBJ’s” memorial service, which […]

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The Morning After The Night Before

When I was young, the headline above referred to waking up with a monstrous hangover. Today, it refers to being back in the world after a weekend of immersion in a spiritual retreat called the Eucharistic Convention. I feel sort of like a sponge whose every pore had been filled with water, and then squeezed […]

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Stupid, Evil Goat Heads and Sticker Wars

  Somebody posted a photo recently of a goat head, the evil nemesis of my youth. I cannot hardly express how much I hated those things. If you grew up in Norman, Oklahoma, you didn’t wear shoes during the summer. Every now and again, you’d step on those suckers. They’d stab you right in your […]

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