The blogger Tamaranorbust is a writer and academic who writes about things like Urban Exploration (urbex). She’s poured herself into this post, Generation X Goes Back to the Future: Urban Exploration. I love a writer who pushes your fingers to the dictionary or drives you to cross reference! She’s conducted an interview with an urban explorer from England, […]
I saw the coolest thing tonight! All the businesses up and down Broadway Avenue in Oklahoma City’s Automobile Alley have hung strings of lights vertically from rooftop to the street level and/or awning. This is going to be a sight to behold this Christmas. Robert saw them hanging green lights outside of Coffee Slingers the […]
80s Record Store: Rainbow Records, OKC In 1987, I visited Rainbow Records in Oklahoma City for the first time. I went by way of Ken and Phil, two of my favorite college buddies. The store was located in an historic blond brick building with brown brick trim at the the corner of NW 23rd and […]
I’ve been photographing rare shake shingle houses in Oklahoma City. This house is located on the edge of the Crown Heights neighborhood. The lot is huge. Unfortunately, the day is coming when someone is going to sell this lot and tear down this shingle house and earth-move all this wisteria. Forever. And, I will […]
I love historic preservation and old houses. Here’s a collection of houses painted olive green — from drab to bright. All of these are located in historic neighborhoods in Oklahoma City. Which house do you like the best?
I took this picture on our walk today. Today, we took a long walk that carried us through five historic districts in Oklahoma City: Heritage Hills, Mesta Park, Jefferson Park, Edgemere Park, and The Paseo. Urban living is not for everyone, but we love it. We love the hope and promise we see every time […]