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one day in joplin

I spent my Saturday volunteering in tornado-ravaged Joplin with a group of 14 OSU-COM students. What an incredibly emotional experience. Driving into the city, I had to hold back tears. It was cold and damp and broken. Crushed cars, snapped … Continue reading

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about those storms

Springtime in Oklahoma means one thing – wicked weather. Now, you’d think that after almost twenty years in Oklahoma we would be used to this weather. Truth is, tornado warnings just aren’t something you can get used to. They are … Continue reading

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Hello, dear sunshine. Deliriously tired, two-mile run felt nice. Spring’s coming closer. I can feel it on the breeze, closer and closer. Sometimes thoughts don’t come in the form you expected. Use them anyway.

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spring, come soon.

Last week, a rodent somewhere in Pennsylvania promised that spring was on its way. I’m waiting. Patiently. Coldly. With great anticipation. I need you to save me, spring. Did you know that a groundhog and a woodchuck are the same creature? … Continue reading

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set yourself on fire

This morning, I face my first battle of the semester. Neuro exam. This is the neuro exam that we should have faced last Tuesday, but the storm of the century got in the way. That’s not a bad omen or … Continue reading

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sometimes it snows in tulsa

In case you were wondering, here’s the state of Tulsa roads today. This is a main street, and you can see neighborhood streets to the side. Needless to say, a lot of people are stuck at home. Stay warm!

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wordless snow day

med school snow day #2. productivity level = 0

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and then there was snow…

Today, Tulsa saw 14 inches of snow. I’ve never seen anything like it!

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snowmageddon, bring it.

The forecast is calling for 10 to 12 inches of snow tonight. School’s cancelled. Exam’s rescheduled. People tend to panic when snow happens in Oklahoma. It’s cool. We have firewood. And carrots.

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Dear Wednesday, I’m going to go ahead and boycott you. I mean, negative temperatures? This is Oklahoma, not Juneau. Sorry. We’ll try again next week. love, haley

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