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Sep 29, 2013 - 2013 Wild West Show

Exactly 5 months ago today, we pulled out from Grand Island. We have been places, seen things, done things, and enjoyed things beyond anything I dreamed of! Osage Hills State Park was a peaceful, lovely place to stay while we enjoyed the festivities of Western Heritage Weekend. Sunday’s schedule included breakfast and Cowboy Church at Prairie Song, IT, beginning at 9:30. There was no way we could hook up, clean up, and get out there by that time so we opted to arrive in time for the Wild West Show which began at 1:30pm. Quoting from our...

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Sep 28, 2013 - 2013 Raindrops Falling on my Parade

Raindrops were falling on the roof this morning. Figuring that would impact the festivities in Dewey, we made a leisurely start to our day, finally heading out about 10:30. Our raincoats live in the truck so that was good, and I had worn my sweatshirt as well. Good thing that I did! The temps began falling after the rain – yesterday’s high was in the 80’s; tonight it’s going down to 49 degrees. Guess I’ll pull out the jeans for tomorrow! We spent our morning dodging raindrops as we walked around town. Many of the morning’s events had indeed...

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Sep 27, 2013 - 2013 Tom Mix Museum

Once again we traveled I-75 south, this time heading to Tulsa. One picture that I will carry with me from this journey through the Midwest is fields of golden brown corn and yellowish-green soy beans with streams of vibrant green threading thru them. I imagine the stretches of green are pathways for the farm machinery used to harvest the crops. Planting grass or some type of vegetation is necessary to keep the high winds from blowing the soil away. And that’s another picture….there are NO clean trucks out here! Every vehicle is covered in...

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Jan 7, 2001 - 1975 August 2 – Dewey

Today I went to Dewey, just a few miles north of Bartlesville. At the Tom Mix Museum I saw some of his silent movies. They were quite funny, partly because the filming technology was so new. The movements were jerky and sudden. Then I toured the historic Dewey Hotel.

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