News Unplugged

Switzer is about nine weeks old now (read more about him here).  He still keeps us up at night, chews on shoes, baseboards and ankles, and pees at will. Yep, he’s...

Very late one night last week our bedroom door flew open and the lights went on. My wife will tell you I’m usually not very alert in the middle of the...

I sure hope my boys see this. They think the ‘ol man doesn’t have it anymore. Well, I think he does. The above picture is with my pals, Buddy Bookworm, the...

I’ve come to learn boating can be a lot like golfing. You can hit a great shot and think “Hey, this is easy. I’m pretty good at it.” Then shank two...

Michelle was out of town last weekend, so Tommy (my youngest son) and I took our boat out for the first time this spring. If you know me, you know it’s...

My wife and I love our boys. But sometimes that picture above sums up how we feel. We want to wring their necks. It was Tommy’s time for a neck wringing...

Hope you’ve had a great Memorial Day weekend. Remember to say thanks and honor our servicemen and women past and present. That’s a picture of my dad as a young doctor...

I wrote Friday that my son Jacob was an opening act at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa that night. The venue is full of history. The historic wood dancing floor surrounded by...

It’s a busy day for my son Jacob. He just ended his freshman year at OU, and he was hired by parents to deejay the end-of-year party for his former elementary...

Congratulations to Tulsa’s historic Cain’s Ballroom. It was just listed as one of the “10 fabulous U.S. music venues” by CNNGo.com.  The list features live music venues that have “launched careers and...

My youngest son (of 3) turns 17 this week. He’s throwing himself a big party to celebrate. Maybe I should celebrate too. I’ve reached a milestone in parenting.  I recently read...

This is what I came home to late last night. After another day of reporting about murders,scandals and disasters, stepping over a snake in my house isn’t my idea of relaxing....