Category Archives: day hike

Time for a break

October 18-20, 2018 Mid-October’s Fall Break in Oklahoma doesn’t coincide with our autumn colors, which don’t peak until late October and November. But it is still well-timed for us school folks, as we are ready for a respite after completing … Continue reading

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Arid Adventure, Part 4: Antelope Slot Canyon

TRIP DATES: June 13, 2018 | Slideshow | Photo Album The anchor for our trip was one of the shortest, yet most beautiful, hikes we will ever enjoy: a walk through the Upper Antelope Slot Canyon. Its popularity and location … Continue reading

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Exploring Oxley Nature Center and its History

October 29,2017 This autumn has been unusually warm, so the fall colors are coming very late, and Wendy and I have not been on the trails as much as we had hoped. We walked the Lookout Lake loop at Osage … Continue reading

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A Grand Adventure, Conclusion: Santa Fe

TRIP DATES: June 16-22, 2017 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUM Santa Fe Plaza with the Hendersons Day 8 of our Grand Adventure was our final day with the Hendersons, who would be heading back homeward. Wendy was tired and slept … Continue reading

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A Grand Adventure, Day 7: El Morro & The Ice Cave

TRIP DATE: June 15, 2017 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUM On Day 7 of our Grand Adventure we traveled to Santa Fe with long stops to hike at El Morro and to explore the Bandera volcano and its ice cave. … Continue reading

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Overlooking Lake Leatherwood

March 16, 2017 | PHOTO ALBUM | SLIDESHOW A year ago, Wendy and I visited Lake Leatherwood for the first time, circumnavigating the lake on a four-mile hike on the Beacham Trail. Wendy had enjoyed searching for rocks with crystals … Continue reading

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Butler Hollow to Radium Hollow

March 15, 2017 For Spring Break 2017, Wendy and I returned to Sugar Ridge Resort on Arkansas’ Beaver Lake for a few days of relaxation. We first stayed there in June 2014, and it has been our Spring Break destination … Continue reading

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