It’s been one year to the day since I last saw my dad. Today’s his birthday. On his birthday last year, I stopped by on my way to work and spent a few minutes with him, laughing and talking, and then we hugged and I went on about by day, never knowing that weeks later he’d be on a ventilator in the hospital dying of … Continue reading One year later
When my dad died earlier this year and I began going through his things, I found box after box of pics from his time in the Air Force during the Vietnam war. I was particularly intrigued to see fire training pics from (now closed) Chanute AFB in Illinois. He loved firefighting, and I wish he’d been able to do that during his entire military career, … Continue reading Images from a more innocent time
Pictured left to right: Jim Inhofe, James Lankford, Kevin Stitt I hear all this high-minded feelgood talk coming out of some of our politician’s mouths about all the things they’re supposedly doing for us. How they’re looking out for small business owners and “essential workers” promising to “keep everyone safe.” Cut the shit, alright? You talk the talk and institute a lot of symbolic gestures … Continue reading State of Oklahoma to its citizens: “We don’t care about you.”
First off, let me state that this post is not a plea for sympathy–we’re all in this together, and I’m very thankful to have remained employed, unlike so many others. This is just me documenting my thoughts and feelings during a time of great historical significance. I feel that a cultural paradigm shift on par with 9/11 is upon us. I don’t know what that’s … Continue reading Coming to terms with all of this…
I’m not a conspiracy theorist by any means, but it’s kind of funny how “they” make money from locking these poor and uneducated people up, and then upon release hit them with a bill that they’ll never be able to pay off; meanwhile, the next crop is sprouting up, receiving the worst education America has to offer, with token gestures being thrown at the problem … Continue reading We did it, y’all! Number one!