Audiobooks

I am considering making an audiotape of Footprints in the Dew…. Welcome back. I spent the past weekend doing a book signing in Kansas City at the largest gun show in the state which was held at the KCI Expo Center at the airport which is a place I wrote…

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Bob Funk and the Oklahoma Hall of Fame

Welcome back. This year’s class of eight inductees into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame is quite impressive with some names I hope you may have already heard of. American Idol winner in 2005 country music giant from Checotah, Oklahoma Carrie Underwood and Shannon Miller who won seven Olympic medals in…

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The Pawnee Bill Original Wild West Show

I’m headed to Pawnee for the weekend…. Welcome back. As a child growing up in the 1860s in prosperous Bloomington, Illinois this young boy would dream of the west where buffalo still roamed the plains. After getting his education he held several good jobs but the west kept calling to…

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Nowata, Oklahoma

It was a fun evening showing my film in Nowata and I appreciate everyone who came out despite the threatening weather. Welcome back. I’m keeping close to home this week with a story about a town that became famous in 1904 for having the world’s largest shallow oil field. That…

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The Art World

My adventures buying a painting….. Welcome back. First up this week is a little definition work from the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) website, all related to art and to painting in particular: Abstraction The process of creating art that is not representational or based on external reality or nature….

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Gene Autry Oklahoma

Welcome back. In between Dallas and Oklahoma City there’s a lonely exit called “40 to Springer- Gene Autry.” You go about 5 miles to Happy Trails road and then another mile or so to Tumbleweed road and then another mile or so and then friends you have arrived in the…

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