Small Town USA, Part 2

A town with but one school, K-12. The principal, who is also a teacher and the bus driver to boot. A little country town that doesn’t meet the population standards required to receive additional state or national aid. This is what my host wanted me to understand. At the end of the conversation, I was invited to breakfast with everyone at the crack of dawn, … Continue reading Small Town USA, Part 2

Small Town USA, Part 1

About halfway through my trip, I received an invitation to visit a little town in southwestern Oklahoma. I was hesitant, having already made plans to stay a few days in Oklahoma City before heading south to Texas. It definitely wasn’t the economic route, but something about this particular invitation was compelling. This couple had almost 150 reviews, all (from what I could tell) were glowing … Continue reading Small Town USA, Part 1