Outlook Articles

Fire Chief Harryman

April 7, 2010

Ask any little boy what he wants to be when he grows up and chances are you will hear, “fire chief.” Though Gil Harryman did not grow up wanting to be a fireman, he was definitely familiar with the profession, having several relatives who were firefighters. He was also exposed to firefighters at his parents’ […]

Steps of Faith After the Storm

HHBC Sponsors Couple Displaced by KatrinaA couple’s step of faith hit a bumpy path when their lives were impacted by a natural disaster. But even more steps of faith and the compassion of others kept them on their journey. Owen and Amanda Nease were newlyweds when they entered New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Graduating from […]

Healing Hearts

Local Sculptor Helps Others Work through Grief Though few would see similarities between sculpting and the healing of grief, Bob Willis sees them as inseparable. A bereavement coordinator for Hospice of Oklahoma County since 1995, Bob has led numerous grief counseling sessions in Oklahoma, including several at Edmond Hospital. In past years, he led workshops […]

Spin Your Partner

Teacup Chains ClubIf you like to promenade while being serenaded, the Teacup Chains Square Dance Club is the place for you. Every first and third Saturday nights of the month, 40-50 people meet at “Just Off Broadway” and share smiles, snacks and square dancing. Though it is noted by the American Heart Association that square […]

Turning Glass into Art

Andy Boatman’s Blue Sage StudioWatching Andrew Boatman blow glass is like watching a well-choreographed dancer. His movements are swift, fluid and exact. He works non-stop from the time he picks up the hot glass from a 2,000-degree furnace with a 54-inch blowpipe, until he places the finished product in a 950-degree annealher (think kiln in […]

Coffee Creek Riding Stable

How Animals Help Nurture ChildrenMiracles abound at Coffee Creek Riding Stable where “challenged children” are offered free therapeutic riding — gaining skills such as balance, eye-hand coordination, upper body strength and even sign language. Some of these children walk or talk for the first time at the stable. Some meet an animal for the first […]

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