Texas Panhandle Staycation

I’m taking a break from my Greece updates to bring you some photos from my current home — the Texas Panhandle. Back during West Texas A&M’s spring break, some friends and I decided to explore local places we’ve never visited or hadn’t been to in a while. We started the week along historic Route 66 […]

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A Beautiful Day in Canyon, Texas

Just a few miles south of Amarillo, Canyon has been my home for three years. It’s a terrific community with a great school system, a fantastic university (my employer), and some hometown charm. What’s even better is that we have attractions you just won’t find anywhere else in Texas. Palo Duro Canyon (along with the musical […]

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Cadillac Ranch near Amarillo, Texas

Now that I’m a resident of the Texas Panhandle, I guess it was almost a requirement that I should spend a few moments at Cadillac Ranch. You know, 10 Cadillacs that are standing upright, buried up to their front windshields, and used as a canvas for various colors of spray paint. Is it art or […]

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Texas’ Only National Monument

I headed north this past weekend to explore the northern parts of the Texas panhandle. One of my stops was the state’s only national monument. The Alibates (pronounced ALLEY-bates) Flint Quarries National Monument is near the city of Fritch. As you enter into the park area, you’ll notice hillsides covered with white rocks. These rocks […]

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