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Sep 5, 2017 - Altus, Oklahoma

We left Amarillo this morning and drove to Altus, OK. Paula has relatives here who we have not seen in a few years. It was time for a visit. We stayed at the Red River Inn on Altus AFB. Another benefit afforded military retirees is temporary housing -hotels - on military installations. Tomorrow, we will drive to McKinney, TX.

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Sep 29, 2013 - Wildlife Refuge

We got up and got ready for church. Sarah came by and picked us up and when we got to the church we discovered that it was Kid's Day. They were not having a regular service. They do this once a year and join with another church. So we did not stay long but Sarah got to meet several people and she said she was going back as she had already spotted this church and wanted to check it out. We went back and changed our clothes and went to Sarah's for lunch as Will had hamburgers ready. After we ate we drove several miles to see a Wildlife Refuge...

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Spring Trips 2013

Sep 28, 2013 - Into the Wild Blue Yonder

We made it to Altus Air Force Base and had a nice visit with Will and Sarah. They have base housing, a very cute duplex that is really two houses attached. The house is well designed and has lots of room. It is nicely furnished and lots of mementos and pictures. We had a nice visit and Will and Sarah took us over to a small town near by called the Backdoor Steak House and we had a very tasty meal. Then since we had talked about our favorite recipes earlier, we decided to stop by the store and get what we needed to make two apple pies. We...

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Spring Trips 2013

Aug 15, 2007 - Fort Worth TX to Quartz Mountain Resort Park, OK

Up early. Marilyn walked Mollie before packing up and heading for Quartz Mountain. This part of Oklahoma is very flat in places. We went to Lawton, OK which is where Fort Sill is. Charlie was stationed here when he was in the Army. We discovered that the Fort Sill Artillary Museum is not one building, but a group of buildings that date from the early days of the fort when it was a defense mostly against the indians. Geronimo was improisoned here and is buried at the fort. We arrived at Quartz Mountain Resort Park, OK at 5:30 PM. We camped...

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