This is Eli

A blog about Eli. A blog about survival – and by that, I mean life!

I got out to western Oklahoma today. Thought I’d share photos from an interesting assignment. Details: State forensic anthropologist Angela Berg works alongside local authorities to remove remains after two cars were pulled from Foss Lake in western Oklahoma. It will take up to a year to identify the remains, an official with the state …

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For a year and a half, I’ve been getting to know my new city a disaster at a time. Here are four stops you’re not going to find on any Oklahoma City segway tour. And I’ll spare you the details! I’ve learned that when Mark asks, “What’d you do today?” he actually doesn’t want to …

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Eli must have activated some secret baby powers recently. Before I get to that, I have to note that my husband is on a play date with his friends. He is playing PS3 football online with a friend in Chicago. In the mean time, Mark, his Chicago friend Bryan and St. Louis friend Steve are …

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My newspaper called the EF5 tornado that struck the state Monday a monster. This is accurate. The monster took 24 souls. It sucked an infant and a 4-year-old, sisters, out of their mother’s arms. It crushed two elementary schools, claiming the lives of seven children inside of one of them. A mommy and baby died …

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