Tag Archives: Oklahoma

Tornadoes: The What, When & Where

Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. [caption id=”attachment_9630″ align=”alignleft” width=”151″ caption=”A sequence of images showing the birth of a tornado. First, the rotating cloud base lowers. This lowering becomes a funnel, which continues descending while winds build near the surface, kicking up dust and other debris. Finally, the visible funnel extends to the ground, and…

Gene Autry Museum

Before the days of cable television, computer video games, and the internet, kids of my generation sought entertainment at the local movie theater, where the cowboy was king. The Gene Autry Oklahoma Museum in Gene Autry, Oklahoma remembers those gold old days and preserves them in a time capsule of movie memorabilia. (more…)