Tulsa


Telling Tulsa’s Story

A young African American man stepped onto an elevator on May 31, 1921. Dick Rowland, likely on a break from his shoe shine job, had planned to use the restroom on the fourth floor of the Drexel Building. He and his colleagues had restricted access to public facilities; this was […]


Fear in the Headlights 2

For a variety of reasons that at the time seemed worthy, attainable and downright genius, we chose to drive straight through from Tulsa to central Florida to visit my parents over the holidays. No stopping at a fancy hotel with amenities like beds and pillows. Not for us, we the […]


Opportunity for Empathy 5

photo: National Library of Scotland I don’t love the winter. It’s mutual, I think. By the time I manage to haul myself through the holidays, the days are short and grey, and cold. January, I can handle, but I’m bracing already for February. My mood sinks and I hibernate my […]


Why I Run: Janice’s Story

I love this woman! I met Janice after she completed the Tulsa Run (a 15k tradition in Tulsa). She is spunky and funny and I can’t imagine her in any way other than setting awesome goals and kicking them in the teeth. I’m pleased as punch to know her. Two […]