Schmarried …

One of my best friends in the whole wide world is getting married tomorrow in Vietnam. His name is Duy and he is one of a kind. Someday I may chronicle the story of how a country girl from Southeast Oklahoma and a bartender/business owner from Cam Ranh Bay Vietnam became the best of friends. Here … [Read more…]

Cinco de Mayo Me Baby

As promised, here are a few pics from the show last Saturday. I am now officially in the market for a washboard. See those red wrist bands on their arms. This was the magic wrist band. Without it, you could not get a drink. To get the wrist band you must show your driver’s license. … [Read more…]

Honey Fire Love Park

There are several Oklahoma-based bands that are dear to my heart — Honeywagon, Spitfire Quire, Love County and Medicine Park. All are long gone with the exception of Medicine Park. And, this weekend — these bands sorta melded into a musical stew that almost brought a tear to my eye. Several members of each of these … [Read more…]

Good Morning Saturday!

I took a rare Saturday completely away from work today. The Arts Festival was in town and I haven’t been in a long time. So, we headed there pretty early to beat the traffic. I heard there was going to be lots of parking problems. We got there so early it was pretty easy to … [Read more…]

Good Food + Good Friends

Here are a few highlights from our culinary world lately. We made sushi again. It was delicious. I think sushi is also very photogenic. We were pretty proud of our sushi adventure. Then, our friends Duy and Winnie invited us over for dinner with some friends. Oh my!  My photos do not do justice to … [Read more…]

Welllll, welllll, well…

When my friend Duy and I haven’t seen or talked to each other in a long time, it’s customary when one of us finally breaks down and calls — the other answers the phone by saying, “Welllll, welllll, well…” So, right now anyone reading this should be saying in their head right this minute, “Welllll, welllll, … [Read more…]

Table Manners

Mya has been tested a lot lately. We had chili right before Thanksgiving. Mya loves chili. She waited oh so patiently just in case some chili might fall on the floor. It helps to touch the person who is eating so they won’t forget you are there. I think that’s her strategy anyway. I’m calling … [Read more…]