Lake Charolette waterfall near Shidler OK
Scott and I decided to find a couple more waterfalls. We found them in the most unique places. The first waterfall is the spillway for Lake Charolette just outside of Shindler, Oklahoma. This area is pretty much the plains; the place where you have bee
Photo by myself and snarky comment by @brittandjosie
There is a tradition among hikers and park enthusiasts that happens on New Year's Day that we have been trying to join in with for the past four years. It is called the First Day Hike and it happens at most of the National and State Parks aroun
The Winganon Space Capsule. Image was taken with my cellphone.
Along County Road 300 you will find a space capsule laying in the ditch. It has been a capsule since 2011. Before that, it was something much simpler with an even more interesting past. Let me take a few moments and tell you a litt
Hot and delicious cakes of melted cheese and other goodness. The image has been taken by myself with my cellphone.
A pupusa is a delicious maseca (masa) pancake with cheese and other tasty treats wrapped inside. It is a Salvadorian delicacy and one of my favorite comfort foods. I have tried to
Jackson County Courthouse in Altus, Oklahoma.
We arrived in Altus, OK, a little after midnight and stayed at the Knights Inn on the north end of Main Street. The place was older, but it was clean with no bugs and they were super nice. The best part is they allowed us to have Cordie with us at no
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I cannot believe how windy it was when we woke up! Fortunately, the storms passed us and we didn't have to test out the hammock set up in the rain. I know we will someday, but for now, we are dry. The pack out was extremely quick and we were on the road within one-half hour
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Yesterday we headed out for our yearly Memorial Day Trip. As many of you know, we are headed to New Mexico.
Because we are thinking of moving to the Albuquerque or Santa Fe area, we decided to see what we thought of the areas. It is one of the four places we are considerin
Posing in front of Gorman Falls at Colorado Bend State Park
Photo is mine - taken with cellphone.
While we were on our way to Austin for the Global Block Builders Conference, we decided to have a little fun and treat the time en route as a mini vacation. We decided to head towards southwestern Ok
Sunset Over Big Pond
On our way to Austin for the Global Block Builders Conference, Ren and I made a point to visit a few parks. After visiting a few new parks in Oklahoma we spent the night at Copper Breaks State Park in Texas.
As I have said before, Copper Breaks is special to me. It was
We are on our way to Austin for the Global Block Builders Conference. It will take place later this week so we thought we would take our time and enjoy a couple of days camping and getting some night sky photos in some of the darker skies in Texas. It enables us to recharge from some of the stress
Well it is Saturday, April 6, 2019. We had issues with the fuel injectors but we are ready for the adventure. Today we have a long list:
•Clean the SUV
•Laundry & pack
•Pack kitchen box & food
•Clean up the house
•Get all camera and computers together
•Charge up ALL batteries
Bluebonnets and Plains Coreopsis
One of the things I liked best about living in Texas was wildflower season. Texas is big and contains a variety of habitats, but in nearly all of them, you can find an explosion of wildflowers every Spring. Since it is Spring now I thought I'd take a few moments