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... trial, and execution of McVeigh. The Museum includes a number of actual trial exhibits and other evidence from the bombing. The first responders were portrayed as heroes who saved many lives by their quick response. Overall, this was a reminder of how evil people can be. It seems that we have seen quite a bit of this as we hit various memorials on our trip.
To lighten the mood, we then went to the National Cowboy and Western ...
We took a side trip to turner falls becauseit was so hot. 94° today.
The falls were great and a nice picnic area
Some of the people took their picnic very seriously. 4 burner bbq with a hand trolley to carry everything.
Due to this side trip we Missed the Chickasaw Cultural Centre.
On the plus side we didsee a few armadillos . They were all sleeping on the side of theroad in varying stages of ...
... country. Cowboy hats and spurs seem to be de-rigeur when driving your pickup truck. Yee-haw.
Dinner tonight was at a Chinese all you can eat buffet next to the hotel. $10 inc tax and tip for all you can eat. The food was excellent too. Just my kind of place.
Another 350+ miles are on the cards tomorrow.
On a tip from my Aunt Diana, Michael and I stopped at Turner Falls National Park on route from OKC back to TX. We were so thankful for the tip, Aunt Diana! We had a lovely day and a half of exploration, relaxation and inspired awe.
The park is nestled in the Arbuckle Mountains in Davis, OK. It takes no extra miles than just ...
We started the morning off with a visit to the Crystal Bridge--a botanic garden designed by I.M. Pei. There were many orchids and plants with lots of thorns. Afterwards we went back to Bricktown to take pictures of "flaming lips alley" and a bison wearing a UPS uniform. From there we set out in search of a water ...