Yes, I said howdy to you! I grew up with cowboys in Arizona. Is it any wonder I have settled in a small town in Oklahoma that’s a lot like the little town I grew up in? No, it isn’t a big surprise.

Pawhuska, the small town / city, is the capital for the Osage Nation. Another similarity to Payson, where the Tonto Apaches live. Unlike Payson, this town is also the county seat for Osage County Oklahoma.

I came to Osage County to pastor a little church about 15 miles south of where I’m living now. That was about 22 years ago. Today, I get to do what I want to do and only what I want to do. I’m living the “retired” life.

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