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B2-THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, Apdl 22, 2004 homa's rodeo brings By Carolyn Evans LaNata 1998. The RHS is a sisterhood frivolity! Feature Writer of middle age+ ladies who National Red Hat Society Chapeau. As busy women, we share a genuine enthusiasm for Day is Sunday, April 25, 2004. wear many hats. Just this past life, and they won't task you to Celebrations are more delight- week, I have donned an assort- bake 12 cheesecakes by tomor- fu] with refreshments, don't you merit. I wore my "mother" hat row afternoon. From a humble agree? when l was with my daughter. I beginning, emerged 21,000 wore my "daughter" hat when I chapters of Red Hat Society, Cherry Dessert was with my mother. I wore my with about 400,000 members "chef's" hat in the kitchen. I'm in 20 countries. It continues to Tear one angel food cake sure it was influential in help- (about 13 oz.) into bite-size ing me to look authoritative, pieces. Mix 1 10-oz. carton of therefore influencing my tem- /f cool whip, one-half cup Chopped peramental sourdough starter l pecans, 1 cup sour cream, and to revive. Took my neighbor / ! can cherry pie filling (reserve to lunch and wore my "friend" / /! some cherries for garnish). Fold hat. (Actually, it was a tiara.) /"k[] ,// cake into this mixture. Put in ;:, l wore my dunce cap when- 9x 13 inch pan. (I use Pam ever I turned on my laptop, spray.) ChiU thoroughly. (Don't get me started.) If ,I'"" /--'/ Garnish with a I would have worn my/ c h e r r y. Serve "sunbonnet when/" / on a purple I was gardening, ,/] -" ' j plate, with red I wouldn't look napkins! like a pink and / grow white zebra now. atarateof500 This is a fun and I couldn't help it. new chapters a week! I had misplaced my "thinking cap." British author Jenny Joseph wrote a poem titled "Warning." Simplified, it is about a woman considering practicing now the pastimes of the old woman she will be someday. The old woman spends her money on satin sandals. Picks flowers in other people's gardens. Goes out in her slippers in the rain. Wears purple clothing with a red hat. I think gnomes were the first to'wear red hats, but this poem inspired Sue Ellen Cooper, to form the Red Hat Society in NASCAR Continued from B1 of hotels and motels in the Dallas/ Fort Worth metroplex area. Add to that the surrounding communities. It is wise to make reservations as early as possible ~ you pt!rchase your tickets. It gets increasingly h u'd to find a room, as the race weekend gets closer. And even if you do get a reservation, expect to pay an inflated price at even the no-frills places. If you are the camping type, there are campgrounds at the track for fee. And if you don't want to spend all your time at the track, there are other activities and attractions you can partake in. A couple of popular places forus are the Bass Pro Shop andGrapevine Mills Mall in Grape- vine. As an "added bonus, we toured Texas Stadium on Friday. Whether you are a Dallas Cowboys fan or (Not a misprint!) Hatquarters is located in Fullerton, Califor- nia, and their web-site address is www.redhatsociety.com. Full regalia includes red hats and purple clothing. Women younger than 50 are Pink Hat- ters, with pink hats and lavender outfits. So, any gal can join! I love color! When I was growing up, wearing red and purple together wasn't trendy. I have an artistic nature and I really wanted to, but I was afraid of the fashion police. Good things come to those who wait! Dress up in red and purple, go to tea with friends, and enjoy not, the tour is enjoyable and inter- esting. You even get to go down in the field to toss around a football. Kyle and Craig enjoyed that. Kyle ~. i,~te, alwaYs had a great tifne each y, we ve gon6. And each year 1i' it s own special memories that we'll cherish. And for the record, the motel reserva- tions have alreadLbeen made for next year. Lunch Specials S. Main, Perkins Daylight 405-612-5471 Donuts! easy "theme" to get "carried away with!" For a quicker and whimsical treat, serve a few purple grapes, dolloped with whipped cream, and sprinkled with red m&m's. (It's about F-U-N!) Simple Joys: Ruby-throated hummingbird Purple petunia patch Cherry limeade Carolyn Evans LaNata is a Stillwater resident who has lived in 35 places and tries to bloom where planted. Drop Carolyn a line at Carolynscorner3 @aol.com. action to the ) It was the country's greatest town was Guthrie -- born in a prizes. horse race .the Oklahoma Land single day. Although the capital Performances will Run of 1889. What better way was moved in 1910, Guthrie is Friday and Saturday to celebrate that historic day 115 remembered for its important 7:30 p.m. General years later than to treat the family role in one of the most dramatic seating for Friday and I to pro rodeo at its best. The 89er periods in American history, night performances Days PRCA Rodeo, billed as The cowboy has always beenadvance, $15 day Oklahoma's Rodeo because of its a significant part of Oklahoma's and box seats are $22. rich heritage, returns to the fabu- history, and the 89er Days Rodeo 10 and under receive lous Lazy E Arena on April 23rd celebrates this rich heritage. This eral admission with & 24th, 2004. It's two nights of PRCA rodeo features a purse of Pepsi can thanks to pure excitement and great family $70,000 and the PRCA's top con- News 9. Tickets are western entertainment, including testants will compete in bareback now. To purchase a special contest for all children, riding, saddle bronc riding, calf www.tickets.com This year's 89er Days PRCA roping, team roping, bull riding, locations in Oklahoma Rodeo is dedicated to the memory barrel racing. Tulsa or call of one of Guthrie's tree and origi- New this year is The Oklaho- (800) 595-RIDE. nal cowboys, Hump Halsey. man Land Run, sponsored byThe 89er Days The 89er Days PRCA Rodeo The Oklahoman newspaper, is a Lazy E is held in conjunction with a All children 12 and under who more information 0n variety of local and statewide attend Friday or Saturday's per- other upcoming activities celebrating the historic formances have the opportunity the Lazy E Oklahoma Land Run. Years of to come down on the arena floor Drive, Guthrie, OK straggle brought forth the open- during the rodeo to 'stake their www.lazye.com or ing of Oklahoma to homestead claim' on $500 in cash and282-RIDE or(800) settlement in the Land Run of April 22, 1889. The settlers who ventured to Indian Territory came with courage and determination to build a city and a new territory in the American West. News of Oklahoma's opening spread like wildfire across the country. Through March and April, crowds of land seekers from all over the United States pitched camp at the main staging points in southern Kansas and the southern border of Oklahoma. At noon on Monday, April 22, 1889, soldiers along the borders sounded bugles and fired guns --the invasion was on! After the dust settled, a town emerged atgd was named as the capital of this new territory. This West edge of Perkins on SH 33 405-547-7070 Thank you for using Hello! Catering & Custom Bakery. Effective immediately, we will no longer be delivering individual lunches. We are still catering events and taking orders for breads and desserts. Our new shop should be open on Hwy 177 in the next few weeks. At that time, take out service for lunch and dinner as well as dinner delivery will be available. Please watch the Perkins Journal for our opening announcement and new menu. If you would like to order lunch for your office, please call no later than 9 a.m. on the day you would like delivery. Call the day before and pick your group's dessert! Thank you for using Hello! Catering & Custom Bakery! q4)llo! Catering 8g Custom Baker3/ Qpenm soon at 7z8 E. 99th St. Perkins, Oq( 547-558 All The Oklahoraan Land: for a chance Tickets are available (405) 282-RIDE or Children 10 and under receive free Pore *, Cheer Dance Fitness Perkins Jumpin Little Spirit Joint" Standing, from left: Kearsten Vaughan, lee Jo Shirm; front, from Brittany Smith, Jenifer Sadler Sat April 24 7 p.m. Stillwater Community FREE to Public Performances in Dance Cheer Pom Voice Martial Arts *Special performances by* renowned Perkins school teachers/ Weatherman says it's time for golj?. ;HING