My past weekend visiting my parents in Oklahoma City ended in tragedy with the loss of a special one-eyed, four-legged friend.
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Never mind shortages on things like affordable housing, high paying jobs and drive-in movie theaters. We’ve got a much more serious shortage on our hands, one that will affect every human being who calls Texoma home.
Over the weekend, I got the opportunity to cover the Grayson County Amateur Radio Club as its members participated in the national field day — a social event that got its start as an emergency communications training exercise.
I recently read an article about the general lack of punctuation that is used in texting and the fact that the period is quickly becoming the texting equivalent of the exclamation point.
When “Finding Nemo” came to theaters 13 years ago, I had no idea of its existence. It was almost my birthday and my mom was out of town. My dad had this notion that any time my mother left the house for a period of time, he was going to misbehave. Misbehave here, meaning that he would take the my siblings and me out to dinner and we’d go to the mall and the movies. It was a great time. In 2003, however, I was just getting old enough where it wasn’t exactly cool to be with my dad all the time in public anymore.
I had the opportunity to write about two different supermarket chains Wednesday — one celebrating an accomplishment and the other with disappointing news for local shoppers.
Yesterday on my lunch break, I picked my niece Stormi up from her time at a local park and we drove over to a snow cone stand in East Sherman for a fruity flavored salute to the first day of summer. Eating that deliciously icy treat made me wonder where they came from and when?
We may have only officially entered into summer Monday, but the temperature and long days made it clear spring was behind us well before that.
When it’s been a long day, I’ve found myself wishing Good Morning columns were a bit shorter. However, this time there could never be enough space to share my thoughts as I’m sad to report that you’re going to notice my byline missing in the paper from here on out.
I’ve always had a hard time describing the relationship I have with my father. On a day like today, we’d typically leave things at “Happy Father’s Day” and maybe a nice meal. A lot between us goes unspoken.