Tuesday, I went & got my paycheck, then got a few groceries. Most of the rest of the day, and Wednesday, and Thursday, I stayed at home, working on the computer. I didn’t get much writing done, but I downloaded some books from the internet. Thursday afternoon, about 20 cops went by my house, from[...]
Yesterday afternoon, Joe H called me from Okemah, and asked if I wanted to come up for the evening, for drinking, dinner and games. He also mentioned that Charlene’s sister’s daughter, Shay (20) was interested in me. I went, but not because of Shay. Joe also mentioned over the phone that he would soon be[...]
Somehow, though I felt groggy all week, I made it through Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday without leaving early again. Thursday night, Seminole beat Plainview 49-14 here at home, and will travel to Sulphur on Oct. 25 still undefeated at 7-0. But Sulphur is undefeated as well.
Have made some progress on Connors stories. After outlining them all, I picked the episode of Billy Connors’ time machine for the first novel. Then I made a rough outline of the story. Sunday night and most of the day Monday, I worked on writing that story. I’ve already written about 10,000 words on it,[...]
Shari, Bobby, Zach, Taryn & Naysha were down for the weekend (spent some time with them on Saturday). OU beat Texas in the 97th annual Red River Rivalry. (And Seminole creamed Pauls Valley Friday night, 41-3. Wewoka whipped nearby Wetumka, 61-0.) Today, I worked on finding smaller stories inside the Connors family timeline, and I[...]
Been busy working on investigative story about Seminole Fire Department (re: house fire on 9/29/02). It’ll probably run tomorrow.
Friday, I left work early & drove alone to McAlester, for a “Legal Matters” workshop, directed by Dr. Terry Clarke and one of the OPA (Oklahoma Press Association)’s lawyers. After the workshop, I drove southward to Hugo, Okla., where the Seminole Chieftains played the Buffaloes. We won, and Chauncey Cravens had one of the best[...]