One of our favorite State Parks here. Not too much to walk unless you want to and plenty of wildlife to see within a short distance. The Park is located at 3301 S International Blvd FM 1015, Weslaco, TX 78596 Some of the birds we saw were Spoonbills, Snowy Egrets, Great Egrets,Couch’s Kingbirds and some […]
Another nature center that will disappear when the borderwall will be build. Last year we were not impressed with the amount of butterflies but this year it was different there were so many monarch butterflies in the milkweed refilling before their next journey into mexico . butterfly center
It felt so good to go back to Santa Ana… and now they allow bicycle riding from Thursday to Sundays. I will have to check that out soon. It was still brutally hot so we only took a small hike to Willow Lake , which was drained and full of grass but one of the […]
We visited the Sea Turtle Rescue on SPI. The $6 entrance fee is very reasonable for what you are about to see and learn. The Rescue rehabilitates sick and injured turtles and then releases them back into the ocean if possible. Alot of these turtles get sick by eating plastic floating in the garbage or […]
9/25/2018 The Battle of Coleto Creek and the massacre of Goliad. We drive about 20 min toward Goliad and visited Fannin Battlefield. Nice park / picnic area/ historic site with a YUGE Texas size and style BBQ , covered picnic area for family event ( not sure why you want to have a fun picnic […]
Amazing how one ( or two ) can travel 1300 miles and the landscape did not change much . Other than the Bark on some of the trees this could be New York or Vermont. Green mountains, hills/mountains. OK, at a closer look the rocks look different …more quartz here and shale back in the […]
Took one of the Dog for a hike after work.. It was pretty hot and humid and my thighs are on fire today. Lilly loved it though and that was worth the pain.