Tulsa history

My life’s project tells the story of my African American family legacy that spans five generations from capture through slavery and reconstruction to the present.  It is a story not often heard and is based on historical records, oral histories,

Tulsa history

My life’s project tells the story of my African American family legacy that spans five generations from capture through slavery and reconstruction to the present.  It is a story not often heard and is based on historical records, oral histories,

It’s a new day and a past life

We’re headed for Europe this summer Starting in Nice in time for the Nice Jazz Festival, then to Paris for 2 nights and off to Amsterdam for the North Sea Jazz Festival. July 5-14, 2013…Come on along, you’ll love it

It’s a new day and a past life

We’re headed for Europe this summer Starting in Nice in time for the Nice Jazz Festival, then to Paris for 2 nights and off to Amsterdam for the North Sea Jazz Festival. July 5-14, 2013…Come on along, you’ll love it

June Howes Stradford, you are the best Mother

To mom~ I want to thank the woman in my life for who I am…my mother. You have made me to the most aware of what life is… you taught me to see, to plan, to know colors and love

June Howes Stradford, you are the best Mother

To mom~ I want to thank the woman in my life for who I am…my mother. You have made me to the most aware of what life is… you taught me to see, to plan, to know colors and love

Travel is the only thing you buy that will make you richer

Home finally from a wonderful experience in the Out Back. Australia is so interesting that it even took me by surprise. To start with the aborigine people are the oldest population on the planet. And it is the greatest diverse

Travel is the only thing you buy that will make you richer

Home finally from a wonderful experience in the Out Back. Australia is so interesting that it even took me by surprise. To start with the aborigine people are the oldest population on the planet. And it is the greatest diverse

Australia 2014

Despite it’s beauty it’s history is awesome in it’s abuse of the nationals or now called Aboriginals.  They were massacred and in many cases killed for dog food.  Love the land…have serious problems with it’s overtaking community/criminals.  Abandoned there for the

Australia 2014

Despite it’s beauty it’s history is awesome in it’s abuse of the nationals or now called Aboriginals.  They were massacred and in many cases killed for dog food.  Love the land…have serious problems with it’s overtaking community/criminals.  Abandoned there for the

Lightness and Tightness of being…Me!

I’m on my Period… of Renewal.  Here’s to another day in the process of this change.  I’m realizing that I have been here before…or rather preparing for this all along. My disinterest in and/or drive for, material things is diminishing.

Lightness and Tightness of being…Me!

I’m on my Period… of Renewal.  Here’s to another day in the process of this change.  I’m realizing that I have been here before…or rather preparing for this all along. My disinterest in and/or drive for, material things is diminishing.