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Glamper Lit: Texoma

Dear glampers,

I think we’ve purchased each of these books at least three times because I keep slipping them into people hands before they can say no and I know I’ve forcibly suggested them to many more.  Yes, these books are that good.  And, I’m going to say it, and it may sound a little preachy here, but they are books that are important to read.  Each one tells the human experiences of this area.  Experiences that are so influenced by natural forces that it’s almost as if the Earth could be described as a central figure.

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Camping in southwest oklahoma

Every Rose Has its Thorns: Quartz Mountain Nature Park

Ah… spring has arrived in southwest Oklahoma.  And it’s only sticking around for 2 weeks!  So ready, set, glamp!

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Wichita Mountain National Wildlife Refuge

Greetings Glampers!

As we all hunker down and await the peak of winter, now is the perfect time to start daydreaming of Springtime Glamping!  Naturally, Laura and I initially think big.  Grand Canyon?  Yellowstone?  Badlands?  So many choices!  But for us, our go-to first camp of the season is our local favorite, the Wichita Mountain National Wildlife Refuge.

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Accidental Boondocking

Happy 2015, glampers!


We thought it might be silly to kick off the year with our tale of…. The Accidental Boondock (queue campy horror music).

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