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.”

Book Reports.

Three Biographies: Cartoonist, writers, social observers, and imagineers. 1. Walt Disney. In my early teens Walt was everybody’s dream uncle. The father of Mickey Mouse. The creator of feature length cartoons, live action adventure movies, The Mickey Mouse Club, Disneyland the TV program, and Disneyland the magic kingdom theme park known as the happiest placeContinue reading “Book Reports.”