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Mustangs of Las Colinas

Follow Roxie on the Road Nine things to know about The Mustangs of Las Colinas Nothing says freedom like wild horses joyfully galloping through a stream of cool water surrounded by endless pastures. The Mustangs at Los Colinas sculpture freezes that playful moment in time as nine bronze mustangs gallop endlessly through a stream in …

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The Ruth Paine House: Where JFK’s assassin spent his last free night

Follow Roxie on the Road A cynical Ruth Hyde Paine might say, “No good deed goes unpunished.” The actual Paine said she would welcome Marina Oswald into her home again. “Would I open my home again to a woman I like, … who needed friendship and a place to live? Yes. However, “if I had …

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One-year blogging anniversary

Follow Roxie on the Road Roxie on the Road celebrates one-year blogging anniversary Today, July 14, 2020, is Roxie on the Road’s one-year blog anniversary. Where has the time gone? Wherever it’s gone, we have come a long way, baby. Here is a look back at 10 memorable moments in our first year: Highlights at …

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The black homesteader: William Johnson

Follow Roxie on the Road A black artilleryman becomes a homesteader A gravestone in Goodland (Kan.) Cemetery honors Cpl. William Johnson, Company I, First United States Colored Heavy Artillery. This is his story. William Johnson of Hawkins County, Tenn., started his life as the property of his master. But before he died, Johnson was a …

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Thomasville, Ga., is a feast for your senses

Follow Roxie on the Road Feast your senses in Thomasville, Ga. Exploring Thomasville, Ga., is a sensory experience. Feast your senses with these things to do in Thomasville: Feel the bark of The Big Oak. Smell fragrant roses in Thomasville Rose Garden. Taste varied cuisines at Thomasville eateries. See fascinating shops and plantation homes. Listen …

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In Texas Hill Country, meet wildflowers, learn to love electricity

Follow Roxie on the Road Imagine miles and miles of Texas bluebonnets. As far as you can see, fragrant wildflowers are carpeting the ground with a crazy quilt of bright colors. You must be in Texas Hill Country in the early spring. In the Hill Country, the wildflowers usually peak in early April. The scent …

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