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7 Reasons To Chow Down At Bedlam Bar-B-Q

By now, we are sure that you all know we love barbecue. Being from the Midwest, we have sauce coursing through our veins. Traveling across the continent has given us opportunities to sample this smoky cuisine in some unexpected locations. A visit to Oklahoma City would not be considered an [...]

By |December 11th, 2019|Categories: Destinations, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Southwest|0 Comments

Take A Wild Ride At Palo Duro Creek Ranch

Everyone knows that the Grand canyon is the largest in the United States, but you do you where the second largest is at? You can imagine our surprise, when we discovered that it lies just south of Amarillo, Texas. Yes, the panhandle plains is home to Palo Duro Canyon, which [...]

By |December 9th, 2019|Categories: Amarillo, Destinations, Southwest, Texas|4 Comments

Sampling The BBQ Scene – Sweet Smoke BBQ

Exploring Jefferson City would never be complete without sampling a couple of downtown restaurants. While they have a variety of cuisines to select from, sampling the BBQ scene is often a priority for us. Fortunately, we found an option sitting within easy walking distance from the capital building. After a [...]

By |December 6th, 2019|Categories: Destinations, Jefferson City, Midwest, Missouri|0 Comments

Touching The Past – Oklahoma History Center

The idea of containing all of the history of a state in one location would be futile. Each one would be overflowing with a wealth of artifacts and information, that just couldn't be gathered in one place. Of course, many of the state museums do a fantastic job at detailing [...]

By |December 4th, 2019|Categories: Destinations, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Southwest|0 Comments

35 Years of Panhandle Pride – Calico County

Longevity is one of the main goals in the restaurant business. Many struggle to make it through the first couple of years, as they fight to build a consistent following. If they make it to five years, then they face the next issue, which is to prevent their menu from [...]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Amarillo, Destinations, Southwest, Texas|2 Comments

Storied History At Jefferson Landing

On August 10, 1821 Missouri officially became a state. At that time the capital was in St. Charles, but plans for a new state capital were in the works. From what we could ascertain, Jefferson City was the only place specifically created to serve as the capital of a state. [...]

By |November 29th, 2019|Categories: Destinations, Jefferson City, Kansas City Vicinity, Midwest, Missouri|12 Comments
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Welcome to Our Changing Lives, a travel blog geared towards everyday travelers seeking cultural experiences. While many travel blogs showcase destinations around the globe, we focus on one continent. This allows us to concentrate on having in-depth visits, which allow us to immerse ourselves in the local culture. We are Jeff and Crystal and we appreciate that you have taken time to check out our website. You will find that the majority of our content is focused on family friendly destinations that will be enjoyable for all ages. We hope it gives you some great ideas for your own trips. Thanks!

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