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We serve Waxahachie, TX

Posted on August 15th, 2016
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Although it is about an hour’s driving distance from Lewisville, TX to Waxahachie, TX, Martin Oaks is proud to serve Waxahachie and its surrounding communities. For a relatively small city, Waxahachie has an incredible number of historic buildings and interesting monuments. Pictured above and below, the Ellis County Court House, with its spires and intricate mason […]

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Happy Birthday Plaza!

Posted on August 11th, 2016
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This view of The Plaza Hotel was taken from Central Park a number of years ago. I cannot remember the month I shot this photo, but it was clearly during the winter season. This landmark French Renaissance style hotel was built in the early 1900’s: first day of business was October 1, 1907. At nineteen […]

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28th Anniversary of First Night Game at Wrigley Field Coming Up

Posted on August 4th, 2016
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  The very first night game played at Wrigley Field took place on 8-8-88, 28 years ago. I shot the above photo that very memorable evening. The Cubbies faced off against the Philadelphia Phillies in a game that, unfortunately, was rained out after three and a half innings. But the excitement of that very special […]

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Big Sur Fire

Posted on August 4th, 2016
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The above photo of Big Sur was shot years ago near the wonderful Nepenthe restaurant. Big Sur and can serene, calm, and absolutely transporting. Today, however, more than 5,000 firefighters are risking their lives fighting a blaze which began in the area on July 22, 2016. Our thoughts and prayers go out to them and […]

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