CAMPING IN THE WICHITA MOUNTAINS

So, the Disches have apparently found a new hobby… This past weekend, we took our second camping trip of the year and headed out to the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. I forget how much I love not wearing makeup and living in the “wild” for a couple days. It’s so liberating and refreshing. Chris says it’s because I don’t feel like I have to impress anyone. Which is true. And sad. Because why should I EVER feel that way? (Well, that’s another topic for another time…) Aside from all the emotional benefits from a trip like this, I found that I just straight up NEED them to clear my head, get away with my husband, turn my phone off, and just enjoy the outdoors.

And call me ignorant, but I didn’t know there were mountains in Oklahoma. And when I say mountains, think large and rocky cliffs and hills, not so much Rockies or Himalayas. Nonetheless, they were still pretty spectacular for a Texas girl like myself. We hiked several different trails deep into the wilderness (I’m not kidding), came across some pretty large bison (a little too close for comfort sometimes but still awesome, because bison are straight up prehistoric beasts), and enjoyed lots of camp fire food including non-Paleo junk like puffed Cheetos and s’mores. Lordy.

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6 thoughts on “CAMPING IN THE WICHITA MOUNTAINS

  1. I love the Whichita Mountains!! We went camping there one year for Thanksgiving. That was the time the raccoons broke into our cooler and ate the cream corn and sweet potatoes. Our Thanksgiving feast was a bit bare that year, but it made for a memorable story. 🙂

  2. Oh my gosh I LOVE this!! Your pictures are amazing and I am soooo jealous 🙂 Looks like you guys had a blast and saw some amazing things. Adrian and I have to go sometime… seems like fun! That bison is crazy! Oh and p.s.- Adrian and I recently bought some mason jars.. and we love to drink out of them haha.

  3. I agree with Kelsey . . . amazing and fun pix. Love the texture of the landscape (I think-now how would you paint that!) and the wild beasts! OH and the uh well “other side” of Chris like his back side . . . All I can say is how far you have come from a pleather (mini) skirt and a girl who wanted to be in New York City to being comfortable with now makeup and sleeping in a tent. Oh what one will do for love. Way to go Chris!

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