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Texas Graveyards: Smoke Rise Farm Pet Cemetery in Azle

Texas is full of historic graveyards and I love exploring them. I rarely visit modern cemeteries, unless there is someone famous buried there or a particularly unique headstone to check out. For the most part, newer graveyards lack the history, the beautiful old trees, and the finely crafted headstones and monuments of the older ones. Yesterday, however, I checked out a graveyard that has only been around since 1982. What made me curious about Smoke Rise Farm (11330 Mountain View Drive, Azle, Texas 76020) is that it’s a pet cemetery. I’d never seen an official animal graveyard before, so I…

Photo Essay: Glen Rose Texas – Dinosaurs Galore and Much, Much, More!

Where is Glen Rose, Texas and why should you visit? Glen Rose is a sleepy little Texan town roughly an hour’s drive southwest of Fort Worth, and about an hour and a half southwest of Dallas. Read on for firsthand descriptions of the tourist attractions I explored, plus a couple fun places I discovered on my own. Planning your visit At the bottom of this page, you will find a handy summary of: GPS friendly addresses Admission prices Hours of operation Insider tips and firsthand suggestions Dinosaur Valley State Park A trip to Glen Rose isn’t complete without paying homage…

Review: Behind the Screams at Moxley Manor Haunted House

Moxley Manor’s rooms, corridors and cubbyholes are spread across 6,000 square feet. And, believe me, it feels even bigger as you wander through that labyrinthian interior in semi-darkness, trying desperately to find your way out. Despite our prior tour in full daylight, when the time came to experience Moxley Manor Haunted House at full throttle, it was quite different, and by “different” I mean “scary!”