Category: Oklahoma History

Famous Friends

When your oldest and dearest friend gets inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, you have no choice but to get all dressed up and go watch! Such a well deserved accolade for my famous BFF. Despite being a celebrity and constantly in the…

Libraries & Magnolias

This week, the Senator and I did a really fun thing. ¬†We got together with my parents and hosted a little get together for a dear friend of ours, Sean Burrage, who is the President of a University in the Southeastern part of our…

Moments

Monday was a big day in my great state and I am still recovering from all of the inaugural events and activities. You know me, I am secretly a closet recluse and would have been especially content watching all of the festivities at home…

Inauguration Day, Part II

The show must go on, and it did yesterday as my great state celebrated the historic swearing-in of Oklahoma’s 27th Governor. It was snowing and cold but those in charge of the festivities at the capitol did a marvelous job of moving the event…

Inauguration Day

Today is going to be historic. The first female is going to be sworn in as the Governor of my great state and can we just say, it is about time! The ceremony will take place down at the marble palace outside on the…

Neat Lady

I was unfamiliar with this lady, Betty Boyd, until she died the other day. I read about her online and in the newspaper as she was a popular television reporter and former member of the House of Representatives in my great state. And, evidently…

Oklahoma History, Part II

Just a few observations from the Gallery on the swearing in ceremony the other day. Reflected in the photo below are the members at their desks. I am sure they are listening intently. The Pro Tem had to quiet them only once during the…