In honor of the fact that I was in OK last week, here's a video:
It's a testament, I think, to the lasting-ness of "Sesame Street" that when I told my mom that I was going to Oklahoma, her immediate reaction was "Ayyyyy-klahoma."
One thing I did not know about Oklahoma: the whole state is split up into Native American reservations. We were on the Kiowa-Comanche-Apache reservation, which you can see here:
(I got this picture from the Pawnee tribe website--http://pawneetribe.blogspot.com/--so the arrow points to the Pawnee territory.)
Of course, that makes me think of the US's bloody, bloody history, and while I don't have the time or the energy at the moment to ruminate (I kinda love that word) on it at the moment, I'll leave you with this:
Okay, probably not so historically accurate, but hell. We were the original illegal immigrants.