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We thank the Lord that we once again were spared the tornados of yesterday and last night, but they came very close. I woke up about 3:00 this morning and turned on the television and channel 9 was still reporting weather. You...

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Because we have been blessed with spring rain, it is a beautiful drive down to the Break O’Day Farm and Metcalfe Museum. We had visitors from Portland, Oregon last week who said they were “just driving by” and saw the sign on...

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This week I am continuing with my article quoting from “You Know We Belong to the Land.” I don’t want to try to condense what is written. The story of Augusta is so well described. Last writing, I ended where Augusta had married...

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This morning I was looking over the web site of our visiting artist Sam Sidders. I was once again in admiration of his ability to paint anything that comes before him, things that appear in this world and those appearing in his...

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The rain has been great! The sun is trying to break through the clouds but we would be pleased if it rained for the rest of the day. Five inches were reported in Kiowa County. It has been a long time since we have seen that...

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Roger is optimistic this morning. He is raising the flag. That means he doesn’t expect the wind to blow. I don’t think that is what the weather girls are saying. We shall see. He hates to see the Stars & Stripes whipping in...

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“While the wind blows a gale” as Augusta would put it, I will continue quotations from Paul Lambert and Bob Blackburn Oklahoma Centennial book, “You Know We Belong to the Land.” You will find Augusta was quite an adventurous...

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Could spring possibly be here? I am seeing wild flowers and trees starting to bud. Let’s hope for no April frost or late freeze. We have had visitors returning North from down south and are thinking they may have left to come...

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During our Oklahoma Centennial year Paul Lambert and Bob Blackburn compiled the book “You Know We Belong to the Land.” Augusta was featured in this writing and while I do not know how many in Western Oklahoma have access to...

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At the March 18th Sorosis Club meeting, members Jan Bailey and Lauren Schmidt spoke about the GFWC national organization initiative to partner with state and local federated clubs to collect shoes for Soles4Souls. You need to...

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After a long, cold winter we are open and welcoming our visitors. We have had several visitors from Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas. The cold weather has not kept them from wanting to see some of the compound buildings. It has been...

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It is still a busy time here at the Break O’Day Farm and Metcalfe Museum. We are looking forward to our art competition awards ceremony on Thursday. We will begin at 10:00 am and conclude around 2:00 pm so students will be able...

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