Mia Blake

Simply the Best

We’ve looked forward to sharing the results of our annual Best of the City readers’ poll ever since the voting closed several weeks ago. Given the opportunity, you had a lot to say on a wide variety of topics ……

Eyes on the Skies

The genesis for this month’s “Weather Why?” feature came about last summer during a lull in activity at a photo shoot. I was visiting with a recent transplant to Oklahoma after a spate of bad weather events in the metro,…

Filled With Resolve

Are you big on making New Year’s resolutions? Clearing a blank slate? Turning over a new leaf? I will admit that I am not. I often think about it, usually sometime in late (late late!) December – around the same…

Thanks a Lot

Show of hands: Who thinks Thanksgiving is the best holiday of the year? I do! It has all the ingredients of a good time … first, there’s the delicious food. Who doesn’t love traditional favorites like turkey, mashed potatoes and…

On the Rise

This month’s cover story, “Creative Visionaries,” profiles six amazing people who are leading the way toward a more vibrant, engaging, conscious and diverse existence for our citizens … exactly the type of insight that we love to share with our…

A Word To The Wise

I proudly identify myself a voracious reader. Even juggling a packed schedule, I maintain copious magazine subscriptions, a plethora of RSS feeds and favorite blogs, and a keen understanding of the intricacies of the library’s e-media system. As a child,…

Seize the Day

Ever since I was a kid, the beginning of August has always signaled the shift out of summer and into the beginning of a long slow slide to fall (although Mother Nature works on a different schedule in our state…

Social Season

I am a people person. That’s a little strange for me to say, because I’ve always considered myself to be pretty shy (though people who know me often disagree). At big events where I don’t know anyone, I’m a bit…

Hot Fun In The Summertime

So, dear reader. We meet again. I guess this is going to be an every-month-kind-of-thing. Great! I think I like going steady. First, thank you for all the nice cards, voicemails, emails and general well wishes. It means a lot…

Looking Back, Leaping Forward

Greetings! This is my first official editor’s note in the pages of Slice, and it’s incredibly exciting. Exhilarating. Thrilling. Terrifying. It feels like I am peering out from behind a curtain and stepping forward to meet all of you, and…