Matthew approaching Florida as a cat 4 hurricane

Already a killer of nearly three hundred people, Hurricane Matthew is moving up the Florida coastline.  It’s a category 4 with sustained winds of 130 mph.  Millions of people have been asked to evacuate.  Right now it looks like it could make near-landfall between Port Saint Lucie and Fort Pierce tomorrow....

Wet weekend could dampen Halloween and the Talihina Festival

There’s one weekend each year I look forward to: the weekend of the Talihina Fall Foliage Festival in Talihina, Oklahoma.  If you’re into small town festivals, this one is a pretty good one.  I’m still planning to attend, but I’m taking my umbrella just in case; a wet weekend is...