In the third century, a monk named Nicholas lived near what is now Turkey. He gave away money and food so others could live, and he became the saint of children and sailors.
I've been watching with amazement, like the rest of the nation, as every day another male politician or celebrity is called out by women for inappropriate behavior.
The season is upon us, and many people have been working diligently to make sure their neighbors and other people in this community have what they need to put a nice holiday dinner on the table.
Just when you think you might have a thing or two figured out, something happens to assure you that you don't really have a clue.
The survivors of the recent devastating hurricanes in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Puerto Rico and the American Virgin Islands are facing months, more likely years, of recovery and, in some cases, no
A few weeks back I made the drive to Tulsa, assigned with the task of helping my daughter get a cat.
In reading books and newspaper and magazine articles over the years, I have come across details about famous and infamous people that often are not part of their biographies or autobiographies.
We think we have it bad here in Oklahoma with tornadoes, wind and extreme weather, but there is a bright side. That is: We don't live in Houston or Florida.
From 1892 to 1895, a young man named Will Rogers traveled a 40-mile cattle trail from his family ranch near Oologah to Willie Halsell College, a Methodist boarding school near Vinita.
Now that the nest is empty, the fact that summer is over is barely relevant to me.
Half of our ancestors were women. Yet, for some, one of the most frustrating challenges in doing family research is learning a woman's maiden name.
I've been in management for about 35 years now. While I'm not exactly on Wall Street, I'm in the business world and I'm qualified to say what I'm about to say:
It's a man's world.
I've been remiss lately but, as usual, it's not my fault. It's my oldest's.
A feeble attempt at a Massive Purge has begun, though the wheels of progress are turning slowly.
With the kids semi-grown, summers have a different feel than they did before.
Just to demonstrate what Eastsiders do for fun, I'll tell you the story of the lost dog. Though in all actuality, she wasn't really lost. She was more like "escaped." On the lam ... on the run.
I have to apologize for dropping off the face of the earth these past few weeks, but there's just been too much going on, not the least of which has been my oldest girl graduating from college.
I'm a little late, but it's worth mentioning that a few weeks ago marked the 12-year anniversary of this column.
NEW YORK (AP) "The Promise," the grandest big-screen portrayal ever made about the mass killings of Armenians during World War I, has been rated by more than 111,300 people on IMDb a remarkable t
The spring rains have been nice, and everything is starting to look lush and green.
After meeting Warren (Beatty, that is) we got the fever and set out one day on a full-out Celebrity Stalk.
If we are even remotely acquainted, I have probably already told you this story. But just in case you're in my very narrow reader audience and have yet to hear it, well, here goes.
This May my oldest is graduating college, so my girls and I wanted to take a trip for spring break.
The lure of adventure created the lore of the mountain men.
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