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Posts Tagged With: parks

Honey Creek Battlefield

I’ve always had an interest in the American Civil War. There’s so much fascinating history there. The figure of Abraham Lincoln…the freeing of the slaves…Gone with the Wind and Lee and Grant and Confederate money not worth the paper it was printed on. Brother against brother. Since I was a kid I’ve always wanted to … Continue reading »

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Monarch Festival

When I was a kid, it seemed like there were butterflies everywhere. White ones, yellow ones, spotted ones…and the monarchs. I loved to get one to sit on my finger, the wings slowly opening and closing until it few away. I don’t think I see as many butterflies anymore – and definitely not as many … Continue reading »

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Blanchard Splash Park

Did you know that the town of Blanchard has a splash park? I might not know if I didn’t live near it. We’ve been to others, and we’ve been to bigger, but I sure like this one.  

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Chickasha Parks

I took my eldest to a 4-H summer sewing camp in Chickasha. Now Chickasha is just far enough from me that it didn’t make sense to go home. The camp was four hours long. I had two smallish kids with me. One day it rained. We hit the library. Now, it was all right, but … Continue reading »

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Seiling, Oklahoma and the My Way Cafe

We celebrated a birthday on Sunday by meeting family for dinner. We didn’t want anyone to have to travel three hours for a birthday meal, so we picked a location that was centrally located to all three travel parties. The winner? Seiling, Oklahoma…population 875, according to Wikipedia. Now I don’t know about you, but in … Continue reading »

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Lake Optima

My family visited Lake Optima in March 2009. We didn’t plan the trip; instead, we went to see relatives in the Texas Panhandle, and while there, we hit and a couple of letterboxing sites to see what we could do for fun up there. There were a couple in Texas, but the biggest clump … Continue reading »

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