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Date : March 2009

FINAL FOUR

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Published on: 2009.03.31

OU’s in the Final Four! The last time the Oklahoma University women made it to the final four, they went on to the championship game (2002) and lost to Connecticut, the best team of the decade. This year, it could turn out the same way, but they’ll have to get past Louisville first. (Sorry, but[…]

Earth Hour in Seminole

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Published on: 2009.03.28

As I type this, Marline and I are honoring Earth Hour in Seminole, along with people in 4,000 other communities in 88 nations around the world. If you don’t know, this isn’t some weird, tree-hugging initiative (although it’s likely that many of the participants are weird, tree-hugging hippie-types). It’s just an hour, from 8:30 to[…]

Live TV for Free

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Published on: 2009.03.28

Right this second, I’m watching live television. For free. On the internet. As I type this, I’m watching the halftime show of the Villanova-Pittsburgh basketball game (in the Elite Eight of the NCAA National Championship). The live feed from CBS is running on Yahoo! Sports . Commercials and all. But most TV isn’t available on[…]

Trip Log 2009

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Published on: 2009.03.21

As some of you know, Marline and I went to Arizona for vacation this past week (March 15 through March 20, 2009). We saw quite a bit, learned a lot, and got really tired. The following is an account of that trip — not too brief, but hopefully fun to read. It was a whirlwind[…]

We made it!

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Published on: 2009.03.15

It took 13 hours and 45 minutes (real time), but we got to our hotel in Flagstaff, Ariz. More later.

Vacation

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Published on: 2009.03.14

I guess I’m writing so infrequently now that few of you are coming by to see… That’s okay. This is more for me than for anyone else. Sometimes I just need a place to stick my thoughts or list my activities. Speaking of activities, next week, Marline and I plan a vacation to Arizona, including[…]

State Championship

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Published on: 2009.03.08

Yesterday, I was privileged to cover the Class B girls’ State Basketball Championship for Oklahoma. The Varnum Lady Whippets won the game easily, 56-36, holding their opponents to only eight points in the second half. This was special to me for several reasons: 1) As the sports editor for our local paper, it’s always exciting[…]

Family Time

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Published on: 2009.03.01

Saturday, Marline and I got to spend time with my parents, which was a welcome break from all the hustle and bustle of our daily lives. We went over in the afternoon. Marline spent time talking with my Mom about recipes and other subjects, while my Dad and I talked about technology (he had the[…]

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