Children of the Dust Bowl

I read a very good book recently by Jerry Stanley. It is called Children of the Dust Bowl. It is a true account of families who were farmers in Oklahoma during the Depression of the 1930’s and then after a large drought dust storms came […]

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Family Fun 5k

OkRunner is a good place to find 5k run races in northeast Oklahoma. Here are a few interesting and lower cost races. Chelsea’s Route 66 Celebration 5K run (first annual) June 28, 2008 7:30 AM cost– $15 (not timed) Fleet Feet Firecracker 5K July 4, […]

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Seek Ye First

My kids are writing out Matthew 6:25-34 this week. I am teaching them a song from that passage. I learned it when I was around 13 years old at church. It’s a campfire sing-a-long Christian song. It’s called Seek Ye First. It has four stanzas […]

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This Day In History: June 23

Born this day in 1948 was Clarence Thomas~ associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1991, whose appointment to replace Thurgood Marshall (the court’s first African American justice) gave the court a conservative cast. 1314~ began the Battle of Bannockburn, a decisive engagement in […]

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Behold the Fowls of the Air

Taken from Joy and Strength devotion @ Back to the Bible Bible Passage Matthew 6:25-34 WAS in the act of kneeling down before the Lord my God, when a little bird came and perched near my window, and thus preached to me: “O thou grave […]

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Hank Williams

Like I’ve mentioned at other times, my dad loved Hank William’s songs. When one of his songs would come over the radio or if we would play a record my Dad would listen intently. He had to stop sit down and lean back in the […]

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CCR

Cotton Fields These lyrics are funny, “Now when them cotton bolls get rotten, You can’t pick very much cotton, In them old cotton fields back home.” My dad’s and his family would pick a lot of cotton! They had too! That’s the way they would […]

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