I am not a big fan of snakes, but they have their purpose and I can go another way… Our leaf pile in the yard must be a haven for them in the winter cause as soon as the sun hits that pile they come out. I counted 5 different ones so far. Some just […]
We were exploring the Natchez Trail and decided to take the dogs on a small hike from the parking area at the Memorizl of the War of 1812. It was about a 40 min drive from the campground to get to the northern terminus of of the Trace. The memorial inscription stated that the trace […]
Took the Lilly out after work to hike to Dibble’s Quarry in the Catskills Mountain to check on the beaver dam. No new beaver moved in yet and the dam has a big hole in it. It felt good to hike in the mountains again, feel the cold air, and climb up some inclines.
We took the dogs for a nice walk our old stomping grounds and walked a small section of the Huckleberry Rail Trail and the smell of the trail, the wet gravel, the pineneeds, the water in the creek was just overwhelming. Memories of hiking with our old and now 2 years dead dog came to […]
There is a 1 mile nature trail behind our campsite which has been flooded for the last 3 days but seemed to have dried out enough to walk on… only problem is that I keep seeing snaked from the corner of my eyes and ran into this big fellow when walking the dogs.. I think […]
La Sal del Rey, or “the King’s Salt,” is one of three naturally occurring salt lakes in South Texas. Sitting atop an estimated four million tons of salt, these hypersaline lakes are seven times saltier than the ocean. Definitely an interesting place to visit. The maybe a bit over half a mile to the Lake […]
The official Webasite https://www.nps.gov/paal/index.htm One thing that is amazing about the Rio Grande Valley is that if you drive 1 hour in either direction the landscape changes. We had this event bookedmarked on Facebook for a while and left early to go and see the “living history” presentation at the Battlfield. The Volunteers showed how to […]