The (Not So) Old Frontier: Lake Meredith, Alibates Flint Quarries and Washita Battlefield

Frontier.   It’s one of those geographic and historic terms that evokes so much in the imagination. Cowboys and Indians. Canyons and deserts. In a 21st Century sense it could mean the bottom of the ocean or deep space. Star Trek refers to space as “the final frontier” and Alaska’s state motto is “the last … More The (Not So) Old Frontier: Lake Meredith, Alibates Flint Quarries and Washita Battlefield

Friends That Bathe Together Cure Rheumatism Together! A Weekend At Hot Springs National Park

Living in Oklahoma City, with myself having a full-time job which is currently in the middle of busy season, and Alisha having a job and finishing her last semester of law school, we are often pressed for time. When we do get out its often for a weekend at a time or a trip coincides … More Friends That Bathe Together Cure Rheumatism Together! A Weekend At Hot Springs National Park

Extraordinary Times

Typically I try and keep my politics/policy writing as formal and unbiased as possible. The last thing we need in this political environment is another partisan hack. Yes, there are people and policies at the federal and state levels that I utterly despise and there are people and policies that I think are brilliant and … More Extraordinary Times

A Landisian Solution To Political Corruption

  Following years of war and with rapidly changing political ideologies and technologies, Americans find themselves desperate for integrity in their institutions. With so much change occurring many seek hope and place their faith in those things that are quintessentially American. Instead they receive scandal and corruption and the entire institution appears ready to collapse … More A Landisian Solution To Political Corruption

C6H0: When A Small Kentucky College Was The Centre Of the College Football World

In the middle of Kentucky sits a small town called Danville. Settled in 1783 it was an early indication of the incessant westward push that was beginning in the wake of American independence. The centerpiece of the small community is its local college, the aptly named Centre College. The college was charted in 1819, has … More C6H0: When A Small Kentucky College Was The Centre Of the College Football World

NPR: In Oklahoma, A National Park That Got Demoted

About a year ago I posted a trip report about our trip to Turner Falls and Chickasha National Recreation Area. Some of y’all will remember my less than stellar review of Turner Falls but Chickasha was a cool little park with a unique history. This past week NPR posted a great article diving a little … More NPR: In Oklahoma, A National Park That Got Demoted