Famous Deathly Grave: Mary Kay Ash

April 15, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Famous Deathly Grave: Mary Kay Ash (click for images) Location: Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park You have heard the name Mary Kay probably at some time or another during your life. Whether you are from Texas, a Dallasite, or because you bought Mary Kay Cosmetics her name is one you know. You have seen the famous Pink Cadillacs driven around and kno...
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Famous Deathly Grave of the Day: Clyde Barrow

April 01, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Famous Deathly Grave of the Day: Clyde Barrow Location: Western Heights Cemetery Today I came to re-visit The iconic “Clyde”! Since living in Dallas for all basically my entire existence I have always heard the names “Bonnie & Clyde” thrown around. All of a sudden the name Bonnie and Clyde started to buzz again. I live in Oak Cliff a couple o...
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Famous Deathly Grave: Tom Landry

March 26, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Famous Deathly Grave: Thomas Wade Landry Location: Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park - Dallas, TX Many people know Tom because they are dies hard cowboys fans and others just know the name being a Dallasite. To many Tom was an American icon or a legend on the football spectrum. So for all my sport enthusiasts and those who root for that silver & b...
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Grove Hill Memorial Park Cemetery

March 25, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Grove Hill Memorial Park Grove Hill has been around since 1911 so there is an old rich feel to it while wandering around. I love this place because of all the amazing variety of monuments that are available to see here. There are also many famous people buried here.
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Australia Day 1: Travel Day from New Zealand to Sydney Australia

April 17, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
May 10, 2016 - Tuesday Today's agenda: Travel to Sydney The alarm went off which made me growl. I went to turn off my alarm and I quickly felt the soreness of my body. I work out at the gym but nothing is compared to exercising outdoors. The hiking from yesterday's adventures really had all my muscles hurting this morning. I got up very slow...
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Day Trip: Piha Beach and Kite Kite Falls - New Zealand

January 15, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
May 9th, 2016 - Monday I woke up tired from the night before from all of the walking or perhaps all the Jack and Cokes? I saw that I had a missed call from my mother in the States and suddenly felt ill. I then got a text message from her stating that my cousin Lionel had passed away. I was not sure how to process this because he was so young. My...
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Hobbitown - Lord of the Rings Movie Set Tour!

January 15, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
May 8th - Mother's Day - Sunday From Auckland to Hobbiton Movie Set Tour - 2 1/2 hour drive When one finds themselves in New Zealand you have to visit at least one of the Lord of the Rings filming locations. "Doing the thing you are supposed to do in the place you're supposed to do it". Originally I was looking at doing the tour that the hot...
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Saturday - Day 5: Adventure day trip to Coromandel New Zealand

October 06, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Saturday - Day 5 Up early to head out to hang out with Robyn and Ian from New Zealand. They are going to drive my brother and I up the coastal highway for some views to Coromandel and drink some brews along the way. The drive from Auckland to Coromandel is about 3 hours. Once you hit the highway and get out of the city is when you really get to s...
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Friday Day 4: New Zealand...Treat myself and get lost in Auckland

May 06, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
May 6, 2016 - Friday I got up very late around 8ish. I was still pretty worn out from the day/night before and was not in the mood to jump up and do anything. I decided to save money on not eating breakfast down at the hotel and just ate the free fruit that was provided in the room along with some granola bars I had brought with me on the trip. T...
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Thursday Day 3: New Zealand - Cinco De Mayo Overseas...Where's the Tacos?

May 05, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
CINCO DE MAYO 7:00AM - Awake to my brother being loud. I am still tired from the night before but it is time to eat. There is no time to waste as I need to figure out what I would like to do today. I look outside on the balcony which is overlooking the wharf with all the ships coming in. The sky is wonderfully cloudy and it is a breezy 70 degre...
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Wednesday Day 2: New Zealand - Waitomo Glowworm Cave

May 04, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Adventure Roadtrip to the famous: Waitomo Glowworm Caves Time on road: 2 1/2 hrs from Hotel in Auckland Price: $49, 45min tour with a boat ride So this sounded great for my brother and I to do today considering we had a very limited to do something together because my brother had to be back later in evening to do some work. We started with a br...
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Tuesday Day 1: Welcome to New Zealand!

May 02, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
This is one of the many statues you will see in the Auckland Airport in New Zealand as it is the Gateway to Middle-Earth from the Lord of the Rings movie. Landed safe in New Zealand at about 5ish AM on a Tuesday. Some of you might be thinking how can that be when I left on a Sunday. There is a huge time difference so the time I left from San Fra...
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Flight Day: Texas is off to conquer New Zealand!

May 01, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Sunday rise and shine today I fly off to New Zealand! My flight is at 5pm but I was up way late the night before to make sure I had everything I needed and packed. I missed Texas Frightmare Weekend here in Dallas because I had to prepare for the trip. No rubbing shoulders with the actors and actresses of all the horror flicks I enjoy. Sometimes ya...
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Prepare for New Zealand and Australia: Part 1 (bumps in the road)

April 30, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
April 30th, 2016 - Saturday This was the last day I had to get the last of the items I was going to need for my trip to the Southern Hemisphere to visit New Zealand and Australia. Naturally being that I have bad luck on the occasions when I really do not need it. I had some bumps in the road that might have blocked me from this trip I have been sa...
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Prepare for New Zealand and Australia: Part 2 (bumps in the road)

April 29, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Chill. Don't worry. Everything will work out. You are going on that trip! This is what I kept hearing from those who love me and know how much I love to travel as well looking forward to this trip. Mission #7: Make sure brother gets his Visa - So my brother calls me with a dilemma. There is a hold on his Visa and he does not know why. We are comin...
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