Rescaca Vieja Trail

We went back to Benston State Park. It saddens me to have read last week thatĀ  this StatePark did not get an exception from the Border Wall funding and might be inaccessible within the next 1 or 2 years. I am sure there are regions where Borderwalls might make sense but cutting these wildlife sanctuaries […]

Write your Congressman / Senator

Andrea wrote a very nice formulated, non political letter to our congressman voicing her concerns regarding the environmental and economic impact of a borderwall to a National Parksystem Wildlife  refuge. The reply she got was a formletter addressing her as 02 vs her name basically saying environmental groups lie and steal jobs from the economy. […]

Back to Estero Llano State Park TX

Since we were in the area and have the Texas State Park Pass that gets us free entrance we decided to take a short walk in Estero Llano State Park and check out one of the boardwalk trails that gives access to the Pond Area. We saw the usual waterbirds but also saw a Scarlet […]

The Battle of Palmito Ranch

Pretty amazing what little gems you find on the road side. We just pulled over to see what the historic marker. I should get a book with all the historic markers and their explanations. I would have loved if there were some sort of platform so you can overlook the land a bit better. There […]