Exploring Human Potential

Will Rogers on Fellow Okie, Scott Pruitt.

Mike Magee Oklahoma’s favorite son, Will Rogers, once said,  “Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.”  On August 2, 2017, that parrot was doing overtime, and he kept squawking,  “Pruitt, Pruitt, Pruitt.” That’s because Oklahoma had just experienced 7 earthquakes in 28 hours. […]

The Planetary Patient “Where the wind comes sweeping down the plain.”

source: Mike Magee Hugh Jackman in 1998, in the film version of the Broadway classic, Oklahoma, sings “We know we belong to the land, and the land we belong to is grand….you’re doing fine Oklahoma, Oklahoma OK.” But as this week’s The New Yorker article, Weather Underground, suggests, not so much these days. Okie endurance […]

The Price of (Old) Toilets

According to the EPA’s new WaterSense program, “super low-flow” toilets use 1.28 gallons of water or less per flush. Older toilets, still used in many households, use 4 to 6 gallons per flush. The difference over a single year? A savings of at least 4,000 gallons of water per toilet. I’ve done a fair amount […]

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons