We’ve lived here for five years, but it wasn’t until the canoe was on the truck, the gear was loaded, and the Corps of Engineer maps and atlases were in the map case, that the problem would rear its head. Three hours before we were due to pull out of the drive, Jean discovered a problem with an electrical circuit. It wasn’t working, then it was intermittent, then off again. Having looked forward to this trip for so long, and being anxious to get on with it, I decided to just turn the circuit off and deal with it on my return. We were going.
A couple swans and a mallard at the Will Rogers State University, Claremore, OK.
One of a large collection of original art featuring Will Rogers.
Will Rogers riding "Soapsuds" before the Memorial Museum. Directly behind
the statue is the gate to the family burial vault where Will Rogers and family are located.
Looking across the front lawn and valley, above Claremore.
A look out the front door reveals Will and Soapsuds on their last ride.