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Oklahoma's First Rural Route.

The Postal Service established free delivery of mail to rural areas in 1896. Oklahoma's first rural route began serving customers on August 15, 1900 in Hennessey, Oklahoma. According to the Hennessey Clipper newspaper, Albert Darrow was the first Oklahoma Rural Carrier; his route was 24 miles long and covered a 31 square mile area with a population of 700. Darrow provided his own transportation, a horse and wagon and received an annual income of $500.

Really Microsoft? "Getting things ready - ..." Ready for what? What are you doing? Why is it taking so long?

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Brought my Windows 10 laptop to the office so I can run all the updates today. Why is the Windows Update page so vague? It needs more feedback. Even a progress bar would be an improvement.

Will Rogers and Wiley Post killed in plane crash
August, 15, 1935 – An avid booster of aviation, Will Rogers undertook a sightseeing trip to Alaska with a fellow Oklahoman, world-renowned aviator Wiley Post. Post's plane crashed near Point Barrow, Alaska, killing both men.

Img: Daily Oklahoman, Saturday, August 17, 1935

Cleaning up the home office and testing out all podcasting equipment. Getting as much dust and cat hair off everything. Hoping to return soon. Watch this feed for updates.


I just found the old original artwork for the Blog Oklahoma Podcast.

The podcast is now at BTW. 😃

I wonder what the limit is on ibuprofen?

"The maximum amount of ibuprofen for adults is 800 milligrams per dose or 3200 mg per day"

Okay. I'm only 600 mg for the day.

Hope everyone is having a good weekend. Taking the day off to recuperate. It was such a nice day yesterday I had to take advantage and work out in the yard. Probably not the smartest thing after a long week attempting to get use to a standing workstation again. Legs are nice and sore. Fun.

The football regular season begins in about a month. How do you think your school will do this year?
Let us know at the Oklahoma High School Sport Forum:

don't forget this weekend is the Sales Tax Holiday for clothing and shoes. Get that back to school shopping in.


I've been slowly trying to disconnect from Facebook. The EU GDPR thing might be good enough excuse to remove any FB widgets from our websites. Just a thought.

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