Value Place Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Southeast)
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... looked and smelled very good. If you have children with you they have an interactive section for them to get "hands on" experiences.
Then it was off to Cattlemen's for a T-Bone. No trip to OKC is complete without a visit to this restaurant founded in 1910. The food and service were great!
... he was planning for "Cars," the MidPoint Café had twin waitresses - Mia and Tia. "Cars" fans will recognize them.
When we arrived, the café was already closed, so no pie. The café closes at 4:00, because, as the new owner told us, you can't get anyone in the small town to work after 4:00. No pie today. We could, however, look around the gift shop. The mood when we last visited was laid back, “Come on in, rest a spell, have a slice of ...
... that used to line it. The new Interstate roads often rip the heart out of certain communities, and many don't survive it.
Light was fading fast and we still had several miles to go to Oklahoma City, so we got onto the I-40 (see how easy it is to ignore Route 66 when you're in a hurry?!) and floored it to OKC, missing a couple of sights that we would have to return to tomorrow. We got there at twilight and managed to drive almost halfway round ...
We move from Texas to Oklahoma next. But not before we visit the Cadillac Ranch. This is art work set up by some hippies but funded by a millionaire. The hippies have taken some old Cadillacs and implanted them into the ground. Over the years people have been encouraged to bring paint or spray cans to leave their mark on the cars. The day we went there it was muddy from the rain from the night before. We of course were wearing our thongs (flip flops) ...
... city and this nation will not be defeated" etched into a wall nearby.
We also ate at the famous Cattleman's Steakhouse near the national stockyards and had the presidential t-bone...the one that Bush likes to eat when in Oklahoma City.
Tomorrow is our longest drive on the trip as we near our final destination.
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