Okies with English as a second language.

We were not great communicators. We often responded to others inquiries with volumes of silence. Few words would come from our lips spontaneously. We Okies were slow to think and slow to reply. Mostly because we seldom spoke out loud to say anything. All of which is characteristic of southern Oklahoma red dirt Okies. OurContinue reading “Okies with English as a second language.”

Disclaimer.

As you may have noticed… Yours truly has no clue about editing, spelling, grammar, or anything to do with written communications. Here’s why. I was born to Okie parents. Parents from the hollers of red dirt Oklahoma. I have no idea how I made it through my English and Literature classes when growing up inContinue reading “Disclaimer.”

Existentialism

Every so often and more often than not words comes along that almost everybody likes to use in a simple sentence. It’s mostly used on cable news shows by erudite and professorial news wonks. You know like Lawrence O’Donnell, Brian Williams, or Anderson Cooper. Talking heads with a vocabulary bought from Saks Fifth Avenue orContinue reading “Existentialism”