I’ve been spending my post-holiday weeks licking some fresh psychological wounds, dished out by several people – most of whom share my last name and all of whom share my DNA. Thanksgiving had all the makings of a typical holiday at my parents’ house, but this year, things went terribly wrong. Specifically, things went terribly wrong for me. For reasons…
Archives: December 2012
Landscaping expert Ahmed Hassan, host of HGTV and DIY Network’s “Yard Crashers,” is bringing his palpable, positive energy to Oklahoma City this month at the 31st Annual Home and Garden Show. He describes his upcoming presentation as a mixture of “stand-up comedy, storytelling and a horticulture class” designed to inspire attendees to feel less intimidated by landscaping and leave with…
Winter fog rolling off the chill waters of Lake Overholser adds an extra sense of ethereal wonder to trees patiently awaiting the advent of spring. Categories: 405 Life, Last Look
January 1 marks the beginning of a new year, but for many, it also symbolizes changes we commit to making in our lives. A new year is the perfect time to implement a positive change, and it’s the perfect time to evaluate your finances. Obtaining the peace of mind financial stability brings begins with knowing exactly where you stand. Your…
Oklahoma’s capricious weather means winter can be curiously warm or impassably nasty, but either way it’s a peak season for beating post-holiday blahs by getting away from it all – local weather professionals take a break from meteorological forecasting to predict amazing winter vacation spots.
Mardi Gras is coming up, so it’s time to get down… to Louisiana, where Shreveport has plenty of incredible food and premier attractions to offer on top of its Fat Tuesday fiestas.
Wind, weather and most of all time combine on the Oklahoma prairie to form a distinctive alchemy with strangely artistic results, and a sense of history that endures even as the material components crumble.
Free admission at the Fred Jones Museum, pre-bowl statistics for OU and OSU, Yard Crasher Ahmed Hassan’s OKC appearance and other trivia, tidbits and current events, from pageants to Pickleball.
When a fire gave him free rein to develop his vision, remodeler Randy Sudderth’s love of texture, eye for color and willingness to transform a space from the ground up resulted in a mid-century modern masterpiece.
A Conversation With Judge Jerome Holmes
Sitting down for a quick conversation with Judge Jerome Holmes.
Fitness forms the basis for most New Year’s resolutions… and also the ones most quickly abandoned. But this can be the year for finding success – maintaining motivation is the key, and it starts with aligning mind and body.
Time – or at least style – is on your side with an elegant collection of watches and clocks.
In diverse fields of science encompassing quantum-level cryptography, animal influence on forensics, unmanned aerial craft for monitoring and defense and supersymmetry theory to explore the composition of the universe, the future is being made here in Oklahoma.
The colonial-era tavern favorite called flip takes a little effort, but is a real blast from the past.
Slice staffers take a pungent, potent taste test to find the area’s best of the Korean staple.
Capers serves up flavor, freshness and selection perfection – with a buffet like this, who needs a menu?
Get comfortable at home with recipes for rich, hearty potato soup and bacon chive biscuits.
For every person, there is the perfect cell phone. For that perfect cell phone, there are myriad accompanying devices. For you Samsung Galaxy fans, I recently tested a goodie box of accessories, and here are some recommendations to satisfy your gadget habit. Next month, I’ll cater to the iPhone crowd. For the Gamer MOGA is a mobile gaming controller that…
Remembering the city’s legacy with a quick look back at the variety of TG&Y.
Yes. Yessss. Amid the joys of moving to downtown OKC – which are myriad, and I don’t just mean the gardens – and into a new and much more inviting office, one of the comparatively meager drawbacks has been more-or-less abandoning some prior haunts that are now farther away than is quite convenient. In some cases, this has led to…