Category Archives: Ooooooooooklahoma

I’m Back

Apologies for the silence over here; I’ve been on a little trip. I was in San Antonio for work (and the best guacamole of my life). Then I was in Oklahoma to play with my parents. Then I was in Tulsa for … Continue reading

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I’m Dying at How Great the Universe Is

When I was home for Christmas last week, I went to the grocery store with my dad. Poppa Joe and I were picking up some last minute items for our Christmas Eve dinner (which actually took place the week before … Continue reading

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Orange vs. Red

It is easy to like red. It’s a bandwagon color. Literally. It’s the signature of love, Valentine’s Day* and Christmas. It is by anyone’s standards a more conventional color. Orange, on the other hand, is unique. It takes a special … Continue reading

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Oh Barn It

I love my Dad. This isn’t him. This is Thomas Friedman. My Dad looks quite a lot like Mr. Friedman so if you’ve never met Poppa Joe, you can just imagine he looks a lot like what you see above. … Continue reading

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Here’s to My Mom

Sometimes I feel like I only post on holidays (see here, here and here). But let’s get serious about Mother’s Day; Moms rule. For instance, my Mom’s pretty great. She one time snuck up on me when I got home … Continue reading

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Here’s to you, Momma Lynn and Poppa Joe

He wrote ‘math class wouldn’t have been the same without you’ in her eleventh grade yearbook. She would get annoyed with him kissing his girlfriend in front of her locker. They were both born in the same small Oklahoma town, … Continue reading

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Orange and Black, they Ain’t Just for Halloween

This weekend is Homecoming at my alma mater, Oklahoma State University. It’s America’s greatest homecoming celebration and I’m not just saying that as a proud alumna, it’s for real. I’m so homesick for Stillwater, for my family and friends, for tailgating, … Continue reading

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