Every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00 – 3:15 I am sitting in Room 218 of the Liberal Arts Building at UCO. The course title is “Ecology & Demography.” Basically, it is a population class. We talk about mortality, fertility, migration, and really anything that deals with population. Yesterday was a different kind of day for that class. I left extremely frustrated, irritated, and angered. As I walked to my car it felt as if all of my energy was quickly leaving me. My heart was hurting.  Continue reading “SOCIAL ECOLOGY & DEMOGRAPHY”


For the most part, I feel as though I am an open book. I am outspoken and will tell you what I am thinking. Through conversations, these are some of the things people seem most surprised about when they hear. This is not an all inclusive list, I am sure I left some things out. Everyone knows that I am a very traditional conservative who loves the church, the elderly, and the USA. People are also aware of my supreme love for Jennifer Aniston and Kari Jobe. They know that I drive a black Ford Escape with some sort of American window decal, currently a James Lankford for Senate sticker. These things they know. Continue reading “10 THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME”


This is the question I am most asked. Above all else, this is what the people want to know. From students that are active in our student ministry, all the way up to our most senior adult. They all want to know, has Tommy found a girl. There is not a thing in this world that would make my momma happier than to hear that I am interested in and pursuing a girl. Often, I think that momma may never experience this joyful moment. Only time will tell. Continue reading “WIFE SEARCH ’14”