Wednesday, June 1, 2011


Sunday, May 29 – The Elks did a wonderful job with displaying the flag for Memorial Day.



We spent the day at Kelly's. It is our anniversary, and she asked us to go to her place to "hang out". We watched some NCAA softball and sat by the pool. Just another nice day with one of our daughters.


Wednesday, June 1 - Paul had an appointment at PPL of Houston, an RV dealership here is south Houston this morning.


This is the repair facility Carrier Air Conditioning insisted we visit to get warranty service on our one-year old air conditioner. This is the forth service call we have had on this unit. Although, under warranty, Carrier no longer makes RV Air Conditioners, so we have had difficulty finding anyone to attempt repairs on the unit. One way or the other, this will be our last attempt for service. If PPL can not repair/replace the unit, we will cut our losses and replace it with another manufacture's model.....Paul believes this is what Carrier is aiming for.....delay long enough that we throw our arms up in disgust and replace it at our own cost!

Well, after sitting at PPL all morning (5.5 hours), we finally gave up and headed home. No sooner had he arrived at the Elks, John from PPL called and said Carrier authorized installation of a new AC. They are shipping one out tomorrow (they say), and we should have it installed at PPL by the end of next week. We shall see!! Stay tuned!

Since the temperature has been in the high 90s every day, we have been spending several hours at the Elks pool.


They have done a great job with the maintenance on the pool. From the picture above, you can see the huge patio around the pool, and underneath the extended roof is another big sitting area. There is a window and door that goes directly into the bar area. Real nice!


FLASHBACK TO Monday, May 23 –We ended our day of touring on a lighter note by visiting the Oklahoma State Capitol. The building is built from white Indiana limestone with a base of pink and black granite.


The pink granite is from Troy, and the black granite is from Cold Springs, OK. Each of the state's 77 counties donated materials to be used in the construction. Containing 650 rooms, the Capitol occupies 11 acres of floor-space.

We rode the elevator up to the fifth floor and toured the building “top down.”

The dome soars 190 above the state seal on the first floor. It is 80 feet in diameter with colors inspired by gaillardia or Indian blanket, the state wildflower.


Looking down at the Seal.


There is Oklahoma works of art hanging throughout the building. Isn't this appropriate…a tornado scene…YIKES!


Beautiful murals describing life in Oklahoma then and now.



We entered the Oklahoma House of Representatives, the State Senate, and the Supreme Court.





Look at the newest Senator hard at work.


We have no idea if we were allowed on the floor. We didn't see anyone around so we ran in and ran out. We probably looked very silly on the camera.

Supreme Court


On the first floor is the Galleries with rotating exhibits by Oklahoma artists. The collection comprises more than 100 works of art by Oklahoma artists. Here are a few of Marsha's favorite…

Desert Dancer


Every one loves a clown.


Donkey head


And her favorite of all…Women looking over man's shoulder as he reads the paper.


A very attractive Capitol building and a recommended visit if in the Oklahoma City area.

Thanks for stopping by. Hope to see ya'll back real soon. Have a great day!