Friday Photo – Rio Grande Reflections

Early on in our married lives we did not take too many vacations. In fact, until my parents determined to get the family back to Lake Taneycomo in the early 1990’s our vacations were limited to home for the holiday visits. As the girls got older, we tried to … Continue reading

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Friday Photo – Afternoon Fishing

We were not the only ones fishing on Lake Taneycomo during our recent family vacation. Tommie came back from driving the Jeep and said, “Dad you need to get your camera.”

We drove to the boat launch area only to find this Blue Herron fishing. Lake Taneycomo offers a … Continue reading

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Max In Stripes

Today, Max Nolen is five months old. He recently returned from his first road trip to West Plains. By all accounts it was tolerable but he is not so much the car seat fan for the long haul. We will share a road trip with Max soon. His first … Continue reading

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Friday Photo – Reeltime

More than 45 years ago I used to walk around Rustic Acres Resort east of Branson, MO meeting people in other cabins. Yes, that’s right I was somewhere around 2 at the time. For the following 15 or so years I learned that one week out of the year … Continue reading

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Lake Effect

Each summer beginning in the early 1960’s we made the trek from Oklahoma City to Lake Taneycomo which wraps around Branson, MO around to Forsyth, MO. Fishing for trout was always the agenda, anything else was a side trip. There were a few times we missed a few years. … Continue reading

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