About Danielle Huddleston Photography:

I am a wife, homeschool mom, a hiker, and a photographer living in Oklahoma. I love beautiful light and being in the woods. I share what I love on this blog, be they trails, pictures, or homschooling curriculum. Thanks for stopping by!



  • Archive: ‘My Family’



    Cute little fakers

    Sunday, October 15th, 2017

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    These two decided to pretend to sleep on the hammock.

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    It was a pretty cute game.

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    Little bit had a hard time keeping a straight face for long.

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    What was funny about them pretending to nap?

    They both almost fell asleep…

    Ha

    We should play this game at nap time.

    Gloss Mountain State Park ~Fairview, OK

    Monday, October 2nd, 2017

    We went to Gloss Mountain State Park 3 times while camping nearby.

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    I went to the top with three of the kids Saturday afternoon.

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    She likes to stop in the shade.

    Every hike, she is stopped somewhere in the shade.

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    These views always make the hike up worth it.

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    I could not resist going back that same evening.

    I missed most of the sunset but it was still magical up there.

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    It was close to bedtime so I just took the two oldest up.

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    My younger boy asked that we walk to the end this time(there is a trail on top).

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    We did not make it to the very end of the trail since we were loosing light fast.

    I always think of a Louis Lamour book called “The Haunted Mesa” when I am on top of Gloss Mountain.

    As the light faded that book seemed to come to life.

    It is not set in this location but reminds me of it.

    So yes, I shared with my boys that I felt like I was going to be transported to another world.

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    My younger boy analizes everything and let me know that there are other worlds in a way.

    Heaven.

    I miss talks and moments like this, we don’t have them as often anymore.

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    My favorite hike was the next morning.

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    We all went up before heading home.

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    This place is always amazing.

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    Oklahoma skies showing off.

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    Trying to get everyone in.

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    Finally went to the end!

    Also, don’t fall off…

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    Keep in mind that you are hiking on top of a mesa so drop offs everywhere.

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    It makes for a beautiful hike though.

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    Heading back down! You can actually see our camper in the parking lot below!

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    Minutes after driving down the road our awning ripped off our rv.

    What would an rv trip be without a little added challenge?

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    If you bend an awning in half it will fit into your rv!

    Good information to know.

    You are welcome.

    Here is a short video of our weekend.

    Museum of the Great Plains ~Lawton, OK

    Friday, September 22nd, 2017

    We went to the Museum of the Great Plains while camping at the Wichita Wildlife Refuge.

    The first time we went to this museum it was filled with a lot of static exhibits that were not much fun for my kids.

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    This time was a pleasant surprise.

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    Almost everything was hands on!

    My kids enjoyed this museum so much and so did I!!!!

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    The tornado shelter simulator is terrifying and amazing.

    It really feels like you are waiting out a tornado in a shelter.

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    This is how they taught them what the parts of the bison were used for.

    Amazing.

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    Everything was set up to let my kids step back in time and imagine.

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    They are a part of the Oklahoma Museum Network so we got to see something we are familiar with!

    Tape Slides!

    We visit the Tulsa Children’s Museum often so my kids have been playing on their tape slide for a while.

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    Printing press!!!

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    General Store!

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    I grew up watching the Gospel Bill Show so these always make me think of Miss Lana.

    Ha

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    They have even more cool stuff outside!

    This was our favorite part on our previous visit.

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    They have a fort set up outside.

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    Daring people.

    Giving my children weapons.

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    Lookout tower.

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    The enemy looks a lot like a bunny…

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    I highly recommend going to this museum!

    Especially if you have kids!

    The best part is if you have an Oklahoma Museum Network membership it includes this museum!

    So no extra cost!