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Month: March 2018

Lost by the Pond…the Perfect Broken Bow, Oklahoma Getaway for this Family of Four

Lost by the Pond in Broken Bow, Oklahoma, was the name of the little cabin we stayed in on our Spring Break adventure to Oklahoma.  It was the perfect little getaway for me and my family of four. Every year, I try to think of something fun (and simple) to do for Spring Break.  Sometimes, it’s as simple as a visit to the zoo or the arboretum, but sometimes, I like to get out of town for just a few days. This year, I was ready to get out of town, so as I began looking around, I kept...

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My Two New Friends From Melissa, Texas

Another great day lost with my camera, Midnight, and this time I found myself in Melissa, Texas.  I had set off on another adventure looking for barns, churches, birds, or anything else fun to photograph, and this adventure landed me right in the middle of Melissa. I’ve passed the signs for Melissa many times on my way north on 75, but I have never visited.  So glad I decided to head that way to see what it was all about… The City of Melissa is a quickly growing community Northeast of Allen (where I live), with a population of...

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