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Major Charles B. Hall Memorial Air Park

What: The Major Charles B. Hall Memorial Air Park Where: I-40 and Air Depot Boulevard in Midwest City Cost: Free Hours: Dawn to Dusk Worth it?  Absolutely. Growing up the in Air Force taught my daughter to LOVE airplanes. She remembers learning them by sight and sound, counting engines and watching them fly low overhead. […]

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The 60th Anniversary of America’s Wing, the 552nd ACW

So a couple months ago, Kirk calls me and mentions this “Gala” that’s coming up. He’s wondering if I’d like to go. Huh. Let me think about this for a millisecond. YES!!!!!  Oh, it’s only been about 6 years since I’ve been to a formal military event and there are dresses in my closet crying […]

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The Wichita “Hills” (Not Mountains) and a Meersburger

Tifnotes:  The Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge is a free, family-friendly outdoor location for any season with wild herds of Longhorn cattle and buffalo, prairie dogs, and lizards. Mt. Scott is the tallest mountain there  about 2400 feet above sea level. There are easy places to pull over and catch the view on the way up, […]

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A Day at The OKC Zoo

Ten years later and the OKC Zoo is still one of my favorite zoos. Perhaps it’s just the sheer number of memories here – the countless days pulling three little girls up and down the hills in our radio flyer wagon, early steps, carousel rides, and making faces at the gorillas. If we weren’t at […]

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Walkabout: OU at Norman

Established in 1890 in the Oklahoma Territory, seventeen years before statehood, OU is still a prominent piece of Oklahoma heritage with over 30,000 students, a well-known football team, and one of the “25 most beautiful campuses” in the US. I didn’t know the latter until today when Arianna had a field trip to the Fred […]

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