Canvassing Chickasaw Country


  • A History Lesson in Lindsay

    June 20, 2016

    Hi friends! Katie here! I recently made a stop in Lindsay, OK, population 2,807, give or take a few. Lindsay is a great, quintessential small town. It’s got a Wal-Mart, a few gas stations, a Boomerang Diner (always a great hamburger), a redbrick-clad Main Street and the friendliest of ...

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  • Doin' What The Birthday Boy Likes

    June 18, 2016

    Friday, June 18, 1976. Ada, Oklahoma, was changed. A boy, a force of nature if you will, entered this world and Pontotoc County’s food supply was forever endangered. This mullet-clad young man was hungry, growing quickly and Cougar-maroon to the bone. Fast-forward forty years (and more than 20 No. 1 hits) and ...

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  • Catch This!

    June 13, 2016

    The other night I had a dream. A happy Jared was wading around the lake on a warm summer day, the sunshine enveloping me in its comforting rays, a koozie-wrapped beverage in my hand. It was pure bliss. Suddenly, I was ripped under the water by a strong tug at ...

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  • Fun In The Hashi' (Sun)!

    June 7, 2016

    What is your process for determining a successful road trip? Well I think I’ve got it  figured out with a simple mathematical algorithm. You just multiply the perceived distance traveled with the estimated associated expenses, add that product to the possible balance (or imbalance) of road trip ...

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  • Livin' La Vida a La Roca

    May 27, 2016

    Walking into a Mexican restaurant I’ve never tried before always causes a range of emotions. Will the salsa be spicy enough? Do I get free appetizer queso?  Will I walk out of this place needing a post-feast nap? I recently visited La Roca in Marietta and enjoyed ...

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  • We Heart The Arts!

    May 25, 2016

    Hi all! I have some exciting news—my fellow Chickasaw Country travel blogger, Katie Rose, has joined the team! Katie is originally from Royse City, Texas, and has been in Oklahoma for the last four years. You’ll be hearing from her here on the blog very soon, ...

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  • IKBI: Building History with Toy Bricks

    May 18, 2016

    Blue skies, a cool breeze and a free afternoon are all I needed to take the day to explore a little bit more about Chickasaw Country. With the new IKBI Exhibit in town at the Chickasaw Cultural Center, I figured I would head down to Sulphur and check it out!&...

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  • Day At The Museum

    May 17, 2016

    “Museums are managers of consciousness. They give us an interpretation of history, of how to view the world and locate ourselves in it.” – Hans Haacke When I was young, my favorite field trips were when we went to the hands-on museums. Playing with static electricity, climbing into ...

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  • Extra Cheese Please!

    May 10, 2016

    Holy Grail  noun ‘/ho-lee gray-ul/ Something that is being earnestly pursued or sought after. Everyone has one. You know when you’ve found it. When that juicy concoction of handmade tender loving care hits your tastebuds, you know.  Whether you prefer yours with thick cut ...

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About Katie Rose

I'm Katie, a native Texan living in the heart of Oklahoma. Armed with my travel gear, I'm ready to take you on the adventure that is Chickasaw Country. Here we go!

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