DECIMATE: to diminish a grouping by one tenth of its numbers


Sometimes  words just pop into our heads too quickly and end up being a part of our conversation…even though they are the wrong word. Such is the case when someone says such things as: the tornado decimated the tiny Oklahoma town.” This is especially a mis-statement when an entire community is wiped off the face […]

HOPE: the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best


The images we see on television are incomprehensible to those of us in our safe homes away from Oklahoma.   We would have to be there on the scene to have a true appreciation for the destruction people there awoke to this morning.  The F-4 tornado which swept through Moore and its neighboring communities is probably […]