The National Cowboy Museum Put Their Head Of Security In Charge Of Their Twitter, And His Tweets Are So Endearing




Amid the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have had to make major adjustments to our work situations. While the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Okla. is closed to stop the spread of the infection, Tim Send, their head of security, has found himself with additional responsibilities. He is now in charge of the museum’s Twitter account, and people have fallen in love with his wholesome online persona.

Prior to taking on this role, Send admits that he’s not that well-versed in technology or social media. However, he has embraced his duties with enthusiasm.

On March 17, he sent out his first tweet on behalf of the museum and introduced himself to the Twitterverse:
Hello, my name is Tim and I am the head of security for The Cowboy. I have been asked to take on the additional duty of social media management while the museum is closed. I’m new to this but excited. My team will also continue to protect and monitor the museum. Thanks, Tim Send pic.twitter.com/bPiXD9DoAd

— Nat'l Cowboy Museum (@ncwhm) March 17, 2020



“Hello, my name is Tim and I am the head of security for The Cowboy,” he wrote alongside a smiling photo of himself. “I have been asked to take on the additional duty of social media management while the museum is closed. I’m new to this but excited. My team will continue to protect and monitor the museum. Thanks, Tim Send.”

After a day on the job, the social media novice asked the museum’s followers for some guidance on using Twitter:
Twitter tips, please

— Nat'l Cowboy Museum (@ncwhm) March 18, 2020



“Twitter tips, please,” he wrote.

A few minutes later, he announced that he meant to Google that query:
Sorry, thought I was Googling that. Thanks, Tim

— Nat'l Cowboy Museum (@ncwhm) March 18, 2020



People were charmed by his wholesome mistake, and by his feed in general:
Wait a minute—this means Tim says “please” when googling. You’ve taught us all a valuable lesson about cowboy politeness, Tim. Thank you!

— Jason Ross (@jasonmicahross) March 24, 2020



“Wait a minute — this means Tim says ‘please’ when googling,” replied @jasonmicahross. “You’ve taught us all a valuable lesson about cowboy politeness, Tim. Thank you!”

Aww!

@wynblynknod got a good laugh out of it as well:
This tweet made me laugh more than anything so far this week

— Lando Kings (@wynkblynknod) March 24, 2020



He’s also apparently getting Internet advice from his grandson, Lucas, and someone named Keira, to whom he sometimes refers in his tweets.
This is the hat and eyepatch the Duke wore in the movie True Grit. They are part of our Exhibition about the 2 True Grit. Lots of interesting props and clothes. I’m told I can’t try it on. Hashtag John Wayne. Lucas, my grandson, told me to use hashtags. Thanks, Tim pic.twitter.com/yNO3RP4uA4

— Nat'l Cowboy Museum (@ncwhm) March 17, 2020



Despite his stumbles, Send is definitely getting the hang of it has shared some interesting tidbits about the museum.

On March 19, he tweeted this photo John Wayne’s costume from 1969’s “True Grit” and tried his hand at hashtags in the process:
Thanks for all the tips, Friends. Realize I have been doing the hashtags wrong. I need to use that pound sign from the phone. I’m learning! Here’s his costume from True Grit from 1969 courtesy of John Wayne Enterprises. #HashtagJohnWayne Thanks, Tim pic.twitter.com/AZu7EidGu2

— Nat'l Cowboy Museum (@ncwhm) March 19, 2020



Here’s a post in which he asks a question, because “Seth in marketing” told him it was a good way of getting engagement.
Here’s a sculpture by Frederic Remington called The Bronco Buster cast in 1918. What do you guys think of it? Seth in marketing told me that asking questions on the social media is good for “engagement.” Let’s get engaged! LOL! Thanks, Tim I’m very happily married to Tina though pic.twitter.com/lMTxUpfTeJ

— Nat'l Cowboy Museum (@ncwhm) March 20, 2020



On March 24, he shared an image of a Remington painting on display at the museum:
Here’s another cool Remington painting. Can you spot the great mustache? It’s called Ray’s Troops, ca 1903. Oil on board. Gift of Albert K. Mitchell, 1975.19.4 #HashtagTheCowboy Thanks, Tim pic.twitter.com/vN8ZEqA8wy

— Nat'l Cowboy Museum (@ncwhm) March 25, 2020



He also seems to have a good sense of humor, giving funny commentary about social distancing and the museum’s exhibits while providing plenty of puns, like this one about how he got “roped into” doing the social media for the museum.
Asked how I ended up doing the social media. I got roped into it. LOL. Here's a twisted rawhide rope used by the Argentinian Gauchos. Gauchos were the South American equivalent of the American Cowboy. Argentina 1880-1900. Leather, iron 1983.62.37 #HashtagTheCowboy Thanks, Tim pic.twitter.com/qXjQ2BBmJi

— Nat'l Cowboy Museum (@ncwhm) March 24, 2020



In this one, he explains why he’s the perfect person to work at the museum: “I love the Old West and here I can be a part of it.”
Excited to share this with you. Welcome to Prosperity Junction! It’s our replica of a turn-of-the-twentieth-century cattle town. It’s my favorite part of the Museum because I love the Old West and here I can be a part of it. Hold onto your hats! #HashtagTheCowboy Thanks, Tim pic.twitter.com/kbk1bsc3UJ

— Nat'l Cowboy Museum (@ncwhm) March 26, 2020



On March 27, he noted that it looked like rain and joked that he was glad that the Honeymoon at Crow Fair sculpture pictured, in which a man on a horse is holding an umbrella, looked prepared:
Morning! Looks like rain today. Glad these two are prepared. This sculpture is called Honeymoon at Crow Fair, 2014 by John Coleman Museum Purchase #HashtagTheCowboy Thanks, Tim pic.twitter.com/Cc0b03ziTl

— Nat'l Cowboy Museum (@ncwhm) March 27, 2020



Too funny! Follow @ncwhm on Twitter if you want to enjoy all his courteous and fun posts. We think he’s doing a great job and can’t wait for more updates.
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