Mari Farthing

Mari Farthing

I'm a freelance professional.

I am an award-winning writer and editor doing my thing in Oklahoma City.

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CADD Students Design Trebuchet Project | Moore Norman Technology Center

Students fail their way to success through this hands-on project.

Outlook Oklahoma

Holiday Hacks

Want to make your next holiday party a big hit without a big effort? Look no further!

Mari, quite contrary.: Pondering a Princess General

It's always hard to say goodbye. Remembering Leia and listening to Carrie Fisher's "The Princess Diarist"

No bs 2017 article

Mari, quite contrary.: I am the one who knocks

Happy New Year

Mari, quite contrary.: The Deception of Deep Thoughts

What constitutes a good question? My 12 year old and I do not agree.

Finished wreath article

Mari, quite contrary.: Make it Monday: The One with All The Balls

Thighs and lows of my craftiness.

2 infp article

What's Your Type?

Blogger of the Month Guest Post: Coming to terms with changing types.

Screen shot 2016 08 01 at 1.18.20 pm article

Junkin' (Cover Story)

August 2016 Outlook Magazine

Screen shot 2016 08 01 at 1.17.13 pm article

First-Hand Forensics

August 2016 Outlook Magazine

Awkward article

Guest Post: Blogger of the Month

Oklahoma Women Bloggers Blogger of the Month

Mike manning 3 article

OK Peace Officer Magazine: Cover Story

On September 2011, Sgt Michael Manning earned his Purple Heart.

Feat curling inside 1215 article
Outlook Oklahoma

The Earl of Curl

The ice sparkles, light glittering off the pebbled surface as the lead thrower steps up to the hack. As he gathers his breath and steps toward the hog line to deliver his stone toward the house, his teammates—the second, vice and skip—prepare to sweep the ice, assisting the delivery of the stone as close as they can to the button in the center of the house, assuring the lead the most points possible before stepping out of the way to allow the opposing team their turn at delivering.

This is curling in Oklahoma.

C   m 2013 ltym article

Mari, quite contrary.: Listen To Your Mother 2016

Over the past few years, I've written a lot about Listen To Your Mother.

Acv article

De Nigris 1889

10 Uses for De Nigris Apple Cider Vinegar

Outlook Oklahoma

Ingenuity Goes Viral

Written by Mari Farthing in the October 2015 Issue of Outlook Magazine

“I like this guy.” A simple sentence, but when Mike Rowe (of Dirty Jobs fame) says it on Facebook, people take notice. In the case of Mark Dunn, that notice took the form of GoFundMe donations.