09/27/2014 Betsy

OKLAHOMA TO ARKANSAS OZARK MOUNTAINS   Texas panhandle and western Oklahoma was flat, flat, flat.  If there was anything interesting to look at, it was way off in the distance.  However, once we cleared Oklahoma City the land started to roll and the scenery was green.  We passed towns with too many consonants to pronounce quickly.   Kickapoo Road,   Shawnee, Okemah,  Checotah,  Econtuchk, Tahlequah across the Seminole Reservation and Cherokee reminding me that this is where the tribes from the southeastern part of the US were relocated under the Indian Removal Act of 1830 …Trail of Tears. TRAIL OF TEARS  …