Tag Archive: Tulsa

Oct 26

Brother’s Pizza: A Tasty Treat in Tulsa

Brother's Pizza

Anytime that Karen and I traveled we always want to eat at whatever is considered a good pizza place.  Staying closed to Oral Roberts University we ended up deciding to go to Brother’s Pizza.  First the name struck me because my own brother owns a pizza place and the number of good reviews that we found …

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Oct 24

Woodward Park Complex: A Gem of a City Park

linnaeus teaching garden

As Karen and I are planning any of our trips we always look for what is going to be the best bang for our buck.  What could be better than free?  So we placed the Tulsa Garden Center and the Linnaeus Teaching Garden on our must see list while visiting Tulsa.  What we did not …

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Oct 20

Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum

Baby Jaguar

Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum is a modest size zoo, 84 acres, located on the north side of Tulsa in Mohawk Park which is one of the largest city parks in the United States.  The Tulsa Zoo, as of this posting, is going over some major renovations to some of the marque attractions as well …

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Oct 12

Philbrook Museum: Beautiful Home Beautiful Art Beautiful Place

Philbrook Museum

Philbrook Museum is situated in the beautiful home of Waite Phillips an oil pioneer who built his Italian Renaissance styled Villa in the 1920s where  Waite and his wife were art collectors and established an extensive collection in their home.  Eventually they opened up their collection to the public and today more than a hundred …

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Oct 03

Gilcrease Museum: Where the West Comes Alive

Entrance to the Gilcrease Museum

via Gilcrease Museum is the world’s leader in western art and artifacts with a permanent display of over 10,000 art pieces the Gilcrease Museum is a treasure trove of the American West.  However the 10,000 artifacts that can be seen at one time is just the tip of the iceberg because this Tulsa art museum has over …

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Sep 26

Tulsa Air and Space Museum

F-14 Tulsa

Tulsa Air and Space Museum is more of a regional museum than a more traditional air and space museum with dozens of planes and space flight equipment.  It is a much smaller facility that shows and tells the excellent and fascinating story of Tulsa’s rich aerospace history.  Going in, I had not done any research …

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Sep 19

Oklahoma Aquarium: Bringing the Ocean to the Plains

Clown Fish

Oklahoma Aquarium is located in Jenks Oklahoma which is a suburb of Tulsa in the northeastern part of the state.  The Aquarium is a nice size and the only one in that part of the country.  There are close to 200 exhibits/tanks filled with around a thousand sea creatures including a variety of fish, invertebrates, …

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Sep 13

Flora Photography Number 8 – Pink Hibiscus

pink hibiscus

This beautiful hibiscus was discovered while on our recent visit to The Philbrook Museum while we were in Tulsa for Kenny’s birthday.  Our first visit to this museum was in December so needless to say there weren’t many flowers in bloom, but this visit was right at the height of flower season.  We were astonished …

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Sep 12

Mary K. Oxley Nature Center – Tulsa

Marshy Area

Mary K. Oxley Nature Center was a last minute decision for us while we were in Tulsa.  Karen and I knew we wanted to see the Tulsa Zoo, and knew we had to go to Mohawk Park to see it, but we were not familiar with the Mary K. Oxley Nature Center.  I am glad …

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Jun 06

Philbrook Museum: Tulsa

Philbrook Home with watermark

Karen and I went on a weekend trip to Tulsa, Oklahoma and one of the most fascinating places we visited was the Philbrook Museum.  It is a magnificent 72 room mansion which was once the home of oilman Waite and Genevieve Phillips.  The Phillips home was completed in 1928.  It was designed as an Italian Renaissance Villa …

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