Life’s Adventures

Adventures in Pawhuska, Oklahoma

“Why Oklahoma?” Puzzled friends and family members asked this question about my family’s summer vacation destination. (Or they’d break into song, but I digress.) Those who’d heard of Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman, knew exactly what we were going to do in Oklahoma: visit The Mercantile and the lodge at …

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Six Things I Learned This Summer

With summer winding down, I’d like to share six things I learned during this season. (I’m borrowing and modifying this idea from my friend Bekah Shaffer, who dedicates a blog post each month to the things she’s learned. Check out what Bekah learned in August.) A website dedicated to telling …

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Dining by Hearthside in 1836

A few weeks ago, I time traveled to 1836. Oh, all right. Actually, I visited Conner Prairie in Fishers, Indiana, for the Hearthside Suppers program, which is the next best thing to rocketing back in time. Conner Prairie is an interactive history park that depicts life in 1836 Central Indiana. …

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