Education in Oklahoma

We are entering yet another election cycle where all the candidates are claiming they know how to fix education in the state of Oklahoma. I want to look at the problems facing the education system in the state of Oklahoma. The rate at which we pay our elementary and...

Mid-Term Election Mania

The American public is inundated with the most horrible rhetoric I have experienced in my 40+ years of voting. In the national side how can you believe a party that is obstructionist and viciously attacked members of the opposing party in the press And have members that have called...

When the Tail Wags the Dog

“It is amazing that we are 49th in the US in teacher salary, but 15th in the US for the salary of our legislators”. With that bit of information, I rethought my position, and began to look at the whole picture again. The title of this piece, When the...

Strike 3 and They’re OUT!

I admire the teaching profession, it takes a special person to desire to help another person learn and truly be concerned when they see the difficulty a child has in grasping the concept. Some of the best teachers have discovered a way to make learning fun. In the state...

Open Letter to the Oklahoma State Legislature

First, I want it to be know that I do not expect the government to “FIX” everything and supply us with all our needs. What I do expect from our elected officials, also known as “Public Servants”, is to serve the Public and be consistently efficient. ...

Toil In The Soil

I have found that the older I get the more I like to toil in the soil. After the winter at the beginning of spring I love to plant and watch my garden grow. This year I tried something different, I tried using an indoor greenhouse and started seedlings...

A Lazy Day In June

  June 20, 2017 we awake to another glorious morning in June. As I began my daily tasks I realize that there is no such thing as a lazy day. While I may not be busy, the world around me certainly is. Many people are involved in the hustle...

The Right to Complain after the Election

My wife and we discussing the upcoming election. We both have early voted and our vote counts as much as yours. She asked me how I would respond to someone that is so dissatisfied with this election cycle that they choose not to exercise their privilege to vote, yet...

Support Your Country Not Your Political Party

This election cycle has become one of the nastiest, vilest, and character assassination events in the history of our country. When you have the mainstream media doing everything possible to keep the status quo. You wonder what has become of journalism. I do not excuse either candidate for their...

What Is Best For America

I will preface this post with the Statement: Listed below are the opinions of the author. It is not the intent to offend or discriminate. The statements are as factual as the author could check. Your choice is not to argue with or agree with the opinion, but to...