Category: Travel Tales

Hiking Cedar Hill State Park 

In January we visited Cedar Hill Stare Park for a morning of much needed hiking. This is a state park just south of Dallas, Texas on the shore of Joe Pool Lake. For adults the entrance fee is $7 for day use. Children 12 and under are free. The park was not particularly busy the

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On Books and Emotions

I haven’t posted as many book review in a while, despite the large to-read stack that I walk past everyday. This is for a couple of reasons: I keep picking up new books and setting them down again, unfinished. This is getting better, even if it is a slow process. I’ve turned to rereading well

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Gear Review: Canon R-Series 35mm Macro Lens

Over the summer my husband reviewed the Canon R5 that we upgraded to. My only request was for a macro-lens to go with it. I really love close up photography, maybe I am just channeling some Georgia O’Keeffe vibes. I really got the chance to test out this lens in Nebraska over the summer Previous

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Nebraska: Kinkaider Brewing Co.

While visiting Keltin’s brother on our way home we stopped for some local beer at Kinkaider Brewing. This is a great brewery that was started in Omaha, NE. We visited the Grand Island location. The food was just as good as the beer. Our Beer Flight: Devil’s Gap Jalapeno Ale (ABV 4.7%) – I’m not

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Nebraska National Forest

As mentioned in my Thedford post, the Nebraska National Forest is just a short drive out of town. The forest is located between Halsey and Thedford. I took the trail from Scott Lookout Tower. This is a fire lookout tower, visitors cannot go into the lookout room at the top but you can climb up

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