When you’re 4, everything is super
From the editor: Here's to a super-duper June, Tulsa!
(Clockwise) 1. When I forget to pack lunch, I grab a “Sexy Yowza” from Ediblend. Bananas, cacao, cinnamon, maca, dates, almond butter, cayenne and almond milk are a yummy mix. • 2. After the kids explored Tulsa’s otherworldly Patrick Daugherty sculpture, “Prairie Schooners,” my husband and I spotted another Daugherty work while bingeing episodes of “Portlandia.” This made us feel global and relevant, as if we were not discovering a TV series seven years late. • 3. God bless you, Philbrook. I’ve made some of the best memories with my daughters on Second Saturdays. • 4. My recent girlfriend trip to the Pioneer Woman Mercantile in Pawhuska was a dream. Not having to wait in line for breakfast? A major bonus. • 5. There’s no shame in eating an ice cream cookie sandwich with a spoon. Thanks, Sweets and Cream.
When you’re 4, everything is super.
Going to the zoo with friends — super fun.
Baby animals of any type — super cute.
Anything with glitter or rainbow colors — super cool.
New sneakers with glitter and rainbow colors — super fast.
In journalism school, I was taught that “super,” like “very,” is an unacceptable adverb. A stronger adjective can nearly always be substituted. Super excited — ecstatic. Super angry — livid. You get the idea.
However, in this rare exception, I will agree to disagree and say that June in Tulsa is super everything.
The month ushers in the best of summer. No school. Sunshine. Swimming pools. Road trips. Grilling out. Ice cream. Snow cones. Bare feet. Staying up late. Drive-in movies. I could go on, but that might be super excessive — exorbitant.
This month, you’ll find TulsaPeople spotlighting local musicians whose careers are picking up steam; celebrating African-American history, culture and leadership; and observing the season in style.
The 2018 A-LIST showcases 575 of your favorite Tulsa businesses in 100 categories, and the A-LIST Editors’ Picks give our editorial team the opportunity to voice our opinions in print (another J-school no-no).
In that anything-goes spirit of summer, I present to you photographic evidence of some of my personal favorites in this great city.
Have a super month.