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Today in Texas History - April 19

From the Annals of the War Chiefs –  In 1875, Kiowa chief Tsen-tainte (“White Horse”) surrendered at Fort Sill. White Horse and his followers were notorious for their numerous raids across Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.  128 more words

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The Mundane and the Aqueous

After a lot of remote camping, we needed a day to get caught up on mundane tasks, which I thought I should describe. We do most of our shopping at Wal-Mart, because the chain is widespread and has most of what we need at reasonable cost. 989 more words

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Places

We all have that set of places that have left us speechless and that have influenced us in many different ways. Because we grow and learn about ourselves from those experiences, we would like to share with you the most memorable place each of us has been to… So far. 777 more words

Heaven for Hikers, Bikers and Birders beneath the Spanish Skirts

Ok, first, “Spanish Skirts” is a reference to the conical, flared rock and soil formations at the bottom of the Palo Duro Canyon. Easy to visualize what is meant when you actually see them, right? 214 more words

Heaven for Hikers, Bikers and Birders beneath the Spanish Skirts

Ok, first, “Spanish Skirts” is a reference to the conical, flared rock and soil formations at the bottom of the Palo Duro Canyon (alluvial fans). Easy to visualize what is meant when you actually see them, right? 213 more words

Wanderlust: Lubbock & Palo Duro Canyon

Almost two summers ago, I was at a summer camp over at Texas Tech University (read all about it here). Like I said in my post before, it certainly wasn’t just work, work and more work. 287 more words

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Texas: Palo Duro Canyon

181 years of Texas ~ Did you know…?  We had a quick drive through of Palo Duro Canyon…we still haven’t camped there. Still looking forward to the experience. 61 more words

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