Time to Rebuild Exploring Oklahoma History

It’s time for me to rebuild the Exploring Oklahoma History website. There are some big changes coming. I know change can be difficult, but I need to get the site where it's not only informative, but easier for me and others to maintain. ...

Elk City Gets It's Lake Back

Last year the lake was more a or less a small pond on the east end. The rest was dry. With all the rain we've gotten just over the last few days, the lake has filled up again. It's nice to get our lake back, but we could have done without all the flooding.

Oklahoma Texting and Driving Ban Effective Nov. 1st.

Law enforcement agencies across Oklahoma will enforce the Trooper Nicholas Dees and Trooper Keith Burch Act, which bans texting while driving as of Nov. 1st. The penalty for those stopped for texting while driving will be $100.

Enid Bridge Snags Another One

A very low clearance bridge in Enid, Oklahoma, has an appropriate paint job. It seems the large yellow 11' 4" sign, flashing lights, and a monster of a paint job wasn't enough to prevent this truck from trying.

New Features at Blog Oklahoma

I've added some new features to Blog Oklahoma this week. The #blogmonth challenge and a random topic idea generator.

Hillary Clinton is Running

Yesterday Hillary Clinton announced via social media she is officially running for President. I believe she's the first Democrat to announce so far.

Assembling a Keyhole Garden Kit

I put together our new keyhole garden with a kit from Keyhole Farm: keyholefarm.com

LinkedIn

Updated my LinkedIn profile a little today. I think it's a good idea to review it at least once a month. I'm sure I'm not using the service the best way possible, but I think it's important enough to keep up to date.

Windy Wild Hair Day

Today was just a windy wild hair day. Ha!

Goodby Mevio's Music Alley

Well apparently Mevio's Music Alley (aka the Podsafe Music Network) has finally gone down. It was good while it lasted. We found some great music for our podcast over the years from their service. It's sad to see it go, but I guess it was just a matter of time after Mevio closed it's doors. Please join us in thanking all the artists who shared their musical talents with podcasters everywhere on Music Alley.