Sam Love was a Bigfoot Killjoy

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Earlier this year, the Oklahoma Bigfoot Symposium was held not far from Stilwell, Oklahoma.  I made the trip to follow up on the mythical beast that first eluded me in the summer of 1977. Sam Love, our local newspaper editor,  was having none of this Bigfoot scare! Join me for a story four decades in the making! Also, learn about community organizing from 5 -year-old Lyla. Click on the podcast to listen in!

Red Ferns and Coon Dogs

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The making of the film “Where The Red Fern Grows,” based on the book by Wilson Rawls, provided a little Hollywood excitement to the Oklahoma summer when I turned 10 years old. It was even made all the more exciting due to the stars of the movie being from my hometown! Listen to this story and a segment about Protection, Kansas and their 15 minutes of fame!