I was going to write an article with all the super inspiring things that were imparted upon those of us who were lucky enough to attend today’s dedication of the official Oklahoma Vietnam Memorial. Instead, I find myself looking at the pictures and realizing they tell the story pretty well.
The flipside of my original article about riding with an Enid Police Officer. This is an article about Rick Tanner. These were words that he gave to me and I felt compelled to share them, particularly the opinions that he shared about his friends and family.
Tim Justice, a reader and writer in his own right, offered to allow the Route 60 Sentinel to publish what the loss of long-time Enid educator Lori (Kirtley) Wilson means to him. I think it speaks very well how a lot of people felt about her.
A week ago, I’ll bet not one of us could say with certainty that a place called Newtown, CT existed. Or that there was a elementary school named Sandy Hook.
The traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall arrived today with much fanfare. It received a motorcade the Governor could only wish to deserve.