Posts Tagged Oklahoma


10 Reasons Why Bruce Springsteen Should Stay At My House When He Comes to New Zealand!

    1. I am an Okie Down Under, in Auckland, NZ, who has been tragically deprived of life-giving Bruce for two decades.  I need Bruce. I DESERVE BRUCE. 2. I have survived grief, depression, PR, rage, Asian Invasions and borderline insanity, thanks to the Boss’ healing music, which has also helped me do all […]

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I Chickened Out

I have managed to dodge the Chicken Bullet for 27 years now. The Missus loves chickens.  Happy childhood memories and all that. But she is increasingly determined to have chickens.  And she is a force to be reckoned with. Which took us to the Kumeu Showgrounds at the weekend. I knew we were 10,000 miles […]

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Death of Debbie

Facebook brought news today of the death of Debbie, a sweet girl I went to grade school with back in the Sixties. And it brought back a few vivid memories. The brain is a funny old thing. Debbie’s twin brother, Glen, was a friend of mine at Cleveland Elementary School in Norman, Oklahoma. As I […]

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My Big Sisters’ Aqua-Net of Doom

Being a little brother in the sixties was hard. I mean, there you are are, minding your own business, after spending maybe 16 hours outside in the summer Oklahoma sun. Riding bikes. Playing “skateboards of death”. A bit of football. Some wiffle ball, basketball, tree-climbing and high jumping. And maybe digging in the Edwards’ backyard […]

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Okie Pride Awhile in Coming

  It’s always been cool to be “Sooner born and Sooner bred”, at least on a football field. (Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Selmon). But as for being from Oklahoma, well, that was a different story. I left Oklahoma as soon as I could. I was 20, I think, when I crossed the Red River […]

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Monster Snow Lizard hits Oklahoma

If WKRP was broadcasting live from Oklahoma, Les Nessman would be providing up-to-the-minute weather coverage about the Monster Lizard set to destroy the Sooner State.

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Top 10 Reasons to Kiss a Pig. Or a Hog. We are not picky.

10 reasons to kiss a pig. And more. Go on…

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