Posts with the category “texas”
April 20th, 2014
On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 we took a day trip to the Nails Creek Unit of Lake Somerville State Park. Our purpose was to check out the campground for a future trip, find a geocache and do some wildf...
Bright Leaf Preserve
April 14th, 2014
On Saturday, April 12, 2014, we took a guided hike in this preserve in Austin. Here is the link to our visit: Bright Leaf......
Salado Creek Camping
July 29th, 2013
As owners of a new Nikon D7100 camera and a new REI Camp Dome 4 tent, we decided to take a two day camping trip, despite the temperature approaching 100˚. We camped near San Antonio along the Salado ...
Big Bend National Park
April 11th, 2012
In late March we took a trip to Big Bend with our friends Gus and Stephenie. We camped out for the for three nights at the Rio Grande Village campground. We then stayed at the Far Flung Casistas in ...
March 24th, 2012
On our way to Big Bend, we made a brief fuel stop in Marathon. The town, named after the plains of Greece by ex-sea captain Albion E. Shepard, is the only sign of civilization south of I-10 on the wa...
Willow City Loop
March 21st, 2012
One of the best places to view Texas wildflowers is the Willow City Loop. This 13 mile drive is located Northeast of Fredericksburg. We took a little detour on our way to Big Bend National Park to d...
Rebuilding after the 2011 Bastrop Fire
December 15th, 2011
We participated as part of a crowd scene for the making of an episode of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition", when they built a home in Bastrop, TX for a family that lost theirs in the wildfires of 2011....
Blanco Lavender Festival
June 11th, 2011