Visit the Sad Part of Oklahoma City

We stopped by Oklahoma City before the downpour started that still hasn’t stopped.  Oklahoma City was the first place I flew to as an airline pilot in 2007, and I flew there dozens of times after that, but I never made it closer to downtown than the hotels out by the airport.

Today we visited the memorial for the 1995 Oklahoma City federal building bombing that killed 168 people.

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While at the memorial, a line from Forrest Gump kept repeating in my head: “Momma said that the Forrest part was to remind me that sometimes we all do things that, well, just don’t make no sense.”

Trying to make sense of a nonsensical act isn’t possible.  We have no control over it.  What we do have control over is living life in a way that excites us each & every day and choosing to love those around us.







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