The State of Our Health

For nearly 3 decades, America’s Health Rankings has provided an analysis of national health on a state-by-state basis by evaluating a historical and comprehensive set of health, environmental and socioeconomic data to determine national health benchmarks and state rankings.  In their 2018 Annual Report, Oklahoma is ranked 47th in the nation.  The report lists the… Continue Reading The State of Our Health

New Books 12/17/18

Current topics are on this shelf from the causes behind the opioid crisis to current research on medical marijuana, along with the 2018 Booker Prize winner by Anna Burns and a spin-off of George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series.   Abandoned by W. Michael Gear A sci-fi action adventure, set on Donovan, a… Continue Reading New Books 12/17/18

New Books 12/10/18

If you are in the Christmas spirit you will find several books on this shelf that might interest you from the fiction of  Donna VanLiere and Richard Paul Evans to Country Living’s Christmas at Home book of ideas for decorating, baking, and crafting.  But there are also plenty of good selections to take you away… Continue Reading New Books 12/10/18

War, Not War, and Peace

Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma (LTAIO) Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma is a great way to connect with neighbors over books and ideas.  It is a reading and discussion series which consists of 4-5 sessions, each featuring a book from the chosen discussion theme. A humanities scholar opens each session telling about the author’s life,… Continue Reading War, Not War, and Peace