Tag Archive: Oklahoma City

May 12

Oklahoma Land Run Monument: OKC

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The Oklahoma Land Run Monument is made up of 45 larger-than-life bronze statues idealizing the 1889 event.  Started in 2003 and completed in 2015.  The Oklahoma Land Run Monument is one of the largest freestanding bronze sculptures in the world.  It spans a whopping 365 feet in length.   Ideally located in Oklahoma City’s Bricktown area. …

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Aug 11

Top 10 Things to do or see in Oklahoma City

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Oklahoma City is the Crossroads of America as Interstates 40 and 35 bisect the city turning Oklahoma City into a hub of activity. The capital of Oklahoma is a growing city that has only gotten better with age and though it has had more than its fair share of tragedies and heartbreaks it bounces back …

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Jan 30

Oklahoma History Center: Native Americans to Movie Stars

Oklahoma and the Movies

The Oklahoma History Center presents the amazing story of Oklahoma in a relatively new museum having just opened its doors in 2005.  Oklahoma has a rich and diverse history and it is all on display in the Oklahoma History Center 5 main galleries.  At the Oklahoma History Center Karen and I were able to learn …

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Aug 25

Will Rogers Garden – Oklahoma City

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No matter where we are at Karen and I are always on the lookout for places to see that are free to the public.  In this day and age and with a lot of uncertainty with the economy Karen and I are trying to save every penny that we can for those rainy days that …

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May 02

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Recap

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Well I survived the half-marathon and that is about all I can say about it.  I ran my worst time ever which was to be expected since my training was not all that it should have been.  I will say that I was proud of the fact that I did not have to walk once, …

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Apr 28

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon is Tomorrow!!!

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon

I am excited about running it again, and when I say again I am just talking about the half-marathon which is 13.1 miles compared to the full marathon.  Someday I might tackle the full marathon but having a race based on a story from Ancient Greece where the runner Pheidippides after delivering his messaged died from …

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Mar 13

45th Infantry Museum – Oklahoma City

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The 45th Infantry Museum is a great place to spend a few hours if you are in the Oklahoma City area.  First of all it is free so the price is right for everybody and provides a great learning experience for anybody interested in military history and is entertaining enough for those that are not.  …

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Mar 07

Revisiting the Oklahoma City Zoo

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One of our favorite places to go visit are zoos.  They are usually very reasonably priced and provide hours of entertainment.  So last weekend, Karen and I decided to go back and see the Oklahoma City Zoo.  The reason for our recent visit was to check out some of the new animal additions to the …

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Feb 28

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum – Oklahoma City

Native American Statue

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is a world-class museum for all things western.  The museum has eight major areas that cover everything from firearms to Native American art and culture and western paintings to western stars of the silver screen.  The galleries are impressive and worth visiting but the museum had much more …

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Feb 07

Myriad Botanical Gardens- Oklahoma City

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The Myriad Botanical Gardens and Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory is a 17-acre botanical garden located in downtown Oklahoma City.  The great thing about the garden is that it has just undergone a 42 million dollar makeover which was just a part of a three-year 140 million dollar plan to redesign a large part of downtown …

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