Checking In

Sometimes the urge to escape is fierce. Other times it’s just middlin’. The serious fierce urge usually signals pain and time for withdrawal. The middlin’ variety is usually more like a check-in with what’s going on with myself and occasionally involves well — a birthday. Earlier this week I took three days off and drove…

Tasty, frosty and local

There was a buzzz at market yesterday morning. The word spread pretty quick that Claudia of Vine & Branch was in attendance. The market bell (actually it’s a triangle) rings at 7am and I was fourth in line to get my two bags of grapes. Claudia said next week she’ll have more but it no…

Market Day!

Most Saturday mornings we rise extra early and drive through the dark wee hours to the Cherry Street Farmers Market in mid-town Tulsa. The CSFM has been going strong for more than a decade and this year made the leap from a market squeezed into a parking lot to a thriving street market held on…