Key West, Florida

Our most recent destination was Key West, Florida, a warm, fun location for an Oklahoma farm-girl writer. Our daughter’s wedding on the beach at Casa Marina felt close to a Princess Kate fantasy.  The bride – our own Hollywood star! Every tourist must taste the original Key Lime Pie and visit Mallory Square to watch the sunset. OneContinue reading “Key West, Florida”

Louisiana Plantation pics

Ever want to tour old plantations? St Francisville is the place to visit. My all-time highest-seen blog is from our trip to Louisiana. (Could be the way I linked it.)  See the first one at:    http://kathrynspurgeon.com/2008/04/15/louisiana-plantations/ Around the town of  St. Francisville  are almost a dozen plantations dated back to the 1800’s and a few even older. Although most ofContinue reading “Louisiana Plantation pics”

Grand Lake, Oklahoma

 I spent a wonderful weekend with my mom, brothers and sisters and in -laws (no children!) My gracious aunt and uncle let us use their cabin on Grand Lak, in northwest Oklahoma. Besides being quiet and peaceful and relaxing and fishing and campfires and… well, what more do you want? Thanks, family. All of you! I enjoyed the time together. I

Red River, New Mexico

A camping trip with family multiplies the fun. Thirty-nine of us (including 14 kids 11 years old and under!) convoyed 10 hours or more to a campsite on the Red River, New Mexico. We had 2 cabins, a camper, pop up, and 4 tents. Four days and three nights.  Here’s some of the mountain-air scenery. See  http://www.redriver.org/Continue reading “Red River, New Mexico”

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