Contrary to what some people think, fathers have no parental rights to children who are born out of wedlock. Whether the dad’s name is on the birth certificate is inconsequential. Starting out, the birth mother for children born out of wedlock is the full custodial parent. She can decide whether to give the dad visitation, or whether to block him completely. The police will not get involved.
As the nation pauses to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, we hope people will indeed find many things to be thankful for.
Chicken Tortilla Soup: I really enjoy making these quick comforting soups as the cold weather approaches.
Our Randolph County forbears were an earthy people. Most were yeoman farmers whose knowledge of cultures outside of our Ozark foothills communities was quite limited.
No telling how many feet had graced the stairs and hallways of that old twostory brick school, in Eakly, Oklahoma. It had been built there back in 1929 when buildings were built well and to stand the tests of time.