Bag of Skittles

I had a unique opportunity to be up close and personal with one of the candidates for POTUS this past weekend.  Well, not really “up close and personal,” but in the same room if that counts. Okay, maybe it was up close and personal but it was also a packed house, full of people. Those … More Bag of Skittles


There is nothing quite like getting to spend time with your oldest and dearest friends. The kind of friends you have known forever, literally since birth, but don’t necessarily get to see as much as you’d like in person because you live a couple hundred miles apart….or, one of them is kinda famous. Thank goodness … More Friendsgiving

Political Theater

It is the second day of the Democratic National Convention and man, do they know how to put on a good show. Between the Bernie protests, a star studded line-up with celebrities and professional politicians, the convention chair got the boot and Bernie was booed by his own supporters for suggesting they throw their hat behind the nominee. I’m thinking what’s … More Political Theater


You always hear about the fashion at political conventions and from what I saw this week,  it can be divided into three categories. The good, the bad and the bling… The good could be a reference to the state delegation gear. The Texas delegation was all suited up in matching shirts and hats. Donated to their … More Bling

The Morning After

Having stayed up most of the night before reveling with our fellow conventioneers, the long schlog home from Cleveland, was just that. Looong. I had big plans to grab a nap for the first leg of our very full Southwest flight, and plopped down in a middle seat so Cliff could have the coveted aisle. Must … More The Morning After

A Very Late Night

Sharing a few pics from our very late night in Cleveland.  Not sure where they came from because my phone died about half way through Ivanka Trump’s speech! Don’t ask about the banner…it was liberated before it hit the dumpster. Lots of Okie friends having fun on the plaza post convention!!! This guy! Mayor of … More A Very Late Night