3 June 2004
Gladly, the cross-eyed bear
For its first three-quarters of a century, the City of Oklahoma City managed to get by without an official seal. In 1965, Mayor George Shirk announced a competition to design a city seal; this is the prize winner, designed by Larry Thompson, who got $500 (a fair chunk of change in '65) for his efforts.
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» Gladly the cross-eyed bear from Sean Gleeson
Way, way back on Friday, while I was out running errands for my then-gravid wife, I picked up a copy of the Oklahoma Gazette, a free weekly paper, in the liquor store. I noticed that the cover story was about bloggers in the state of Oklahoma. "Neat-o,......[read more]
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