Wichita Wildlife Refuge

Hiking, buffalo, and world-famous Meers' Peach Cobbler in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma, about one hour east of Altus. Look how close we were to the wild buffalo!!! Also, Meers is mostly famous for their burgers, which I didn't eat, since I don't eat meat. But Vince had one and can vouch for it's [...]

Quartz Mountains

An Easter Sunday adventure. A friend told us about this small mountain range about half an hour north of Altus. There were no defined trails - just us and the mountain, and we pushed to the very tip. Mountains to one side, never ending plains on the other. Cacti everywhere. Breathtaking.  We conquered it.

Medicine Park

A beautiful, historical, hidden gem in the middle of the country. Medicine Park is an old resort village, the Cobblestone Community, south of Oklahoma City. It's absolutely charming. While we were there, we were lucky enough to witness a wedding along the banks of the creek -- while sitting next to a giant wolf on [...]

Oklahoma

We drove from Columbus, Mississippi, to Altus, Oklahoma, with a quick stop in OKC (Big Truck Tacos: must go). Here we are now, in a brand new place. New things, new people, new norm. I like it so far. Oklahoma has grit. It's as close as I've ever been to the Wild West, and I'm [...]