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Community. What pictures come to mind when you read that word? Neighborhood block parties? Sunday afternoon luncheons? Perhaps you’re thinking about your Mom-group. Allow me to brag on the community I’ve had the honor of calling my own. This community has been wiped out by tornadoes and endured tragedy after tragedy. This community has also […]

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The One Thing That Helps Me Survive Tornado Season

It’s that time of year again. When I sat down to write this post, my phone sent me a news alert that read, familiarly, “strong storms expected in OKC metro tonight.” Naturally, panic ensued. See, I’ve never done well with severe weather. I’ve always been a not-so-hot mess when anyone mentions the word tornado (I […]

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Preparing for Tornado Season {From the Archives}

Born and raised in Kansas, I’ve learned that tornadoes are a part of life in the Midwest. And even though I’ve experienced many, many tornado warnings in my lifetime, they still scare me each and every time. After getting married and starting a family in the great state of Oklahoma, tornado season has gotten scarier […]

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This is near my parents house. 4th Street in Moore.

Moore Strong

May 20, 2013 is a day I will never forget.  The week leading up to that day, we had been warned of a massive storm but everyone went about our business. This is Oklahoma and things can change on a dime – as we all know. I was at work that day and around 1:00pm, […]

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