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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May 20, 2013, dawned like any other late May day in Oklahoma. Our family was looking forward to the end of school. It was also the last of three days in a row of TorCon 8-9, and I was ready for this final day of high risk to be over. A year before, we installed […]
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 […]
Are you ready to see just how Oklahoman you are? Let’s see how spirited you really are about our great state of Oklahoma – How much of an Oklahoma Mama are YOU? What other quirky things would you add to the list?
I may be a bit crazy when it comes to tornado season but nevertheless I’m prepared. Growing up in Oklahoma, I’ve experienced my fair share of time in a tornado shelter and witnessed the aftermath and destruction of an F-5 tornado time and time again. To say springtime gives me some anxiety would be an […]
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 […]
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, […]