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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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  • So Long, Farewell

    May 6, 2016

    Well friends, I’m just going to come right out and say it—I will no longer be tweeting, posting or being your eyes and ears of Chickasaw Country. You guys have been my family for the past year and a half and have welcomed me in with ...

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  • Flavors of Chickasaw Country: AJ’s SD Grill

    April 21, 2016

    Drumroll please … it’s time for our next Flavors of Chickasaw Country stop! I love getting to tell you about the best of the best restaurants you should try. Well, this next stop will not disappoint! Having opened a little over a year ago, AJ’s SD ...

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  • Snake, Rattle and Roll

    April 6, 2016

    As you all know, Chickasaw Country has some pretty unique festivals. Peaches, watermelons, noodling catfish—you name it, we’ve probably got it. One unique festival we are home to is the annual Waurika Rattlesnake Hunt April 8 through 10. Yes, you read that right. This festival is known for ...

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