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STEM marvels make Spring Break memories

STEM marvels make Spring Break memories

Eight hours. That’s how long it took to fly from Dallas-Fort Worth to Madrid, Spain for Spring Break – nearly 5,000 miles in a 777 airplane. At take-off, I marveled to my husband that I […]

Under the tree: gratefulness

Under the tree: gratefulness

Just about everything under our Christmas tree this year was made from natural gas byproducts. The only things that weren’t – a harmonica and a coffee mug with the word “Grateful.” Between […]

Thankful today…giving Tuesday

Thankful today…giving Tuesday

I sometimes forget that Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks. When I’m hosting the holiday feast, I’m too busy thinking about my grocery list, recipes, cleaning the house, etc. Since my sister […]

FFA and 4-H growing leaders

FFA and 4-H growing leaders

On a recent Friday afternoon, school was out for parent-teacher conferences and I had the day off. My son and I decided it was a perfect day to go to the Tulsa State Fair. Since it was only the […]

Hiking boots, sunscreen bottle, toothpaste, whistle, first aid kit, goggles, compass, mess kit, toothbrush, hammock, lanterns, sleeping bag, foot powder bottle, flip flops, nylon book cover, camp chair, sleeping pad, tarp, life preserver, foot locker.

Summer camp packing: a lesson in chemistry

I’m no chemist, but I’m going to estimate that about 80 percent of the items on the packing list for Boy Scout camp are made of natural gas byproducts. All of the items in this photo were once […]

Mom power

Mom power

I love this “Mom Power” video from EnergyHQ.com and the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board. It makes me laugh each time I view it. It’s a real tribute to the endless energy we have as Moms. […]

Petro Pro presentation inspires love of rocks

Petro Pro presentation inspires love of rocks

Zac Tunin and I have something in common. We’re both volunteers with the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board’s “Petro Pro” program that brings energy professionals to classrooms across Oklahoma, […]

Shale gas adds money to your wallet

Shale gas adds money to your wallet

Thanks to shale gas development, Americans have more money in their pockets. In fact, according to a study by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Center for Manufacturing Research and […]

Teaching the ABCs of energy

Teaching the ABCs of energy

I loved school. Yes, I was a geek that even played school with my sister during the summer. She was the teacher and I begged for more math problems – something my fifth-grade son cannot […]

A day without fossil fuels: A wonderful life?

A day without fossil fuels: A wonderful life?

One of my favorite movies is “It’s a Wonderful Life,” with Jimmy Stewart as good ol’ George Bailey who takes the burdens of Bedford Falls on his shoulders. When his Uncle Billy misplaces a […]

Thankful for energy independence

Thankful for energy independence

Sara Delgado, a communications specialist and 19-year Williams employee, wrote this post. This is part of an occasional series called #Natgas Mom. I feel fortunate to be free. I’ve never served […]