Birds and Javelinas at Bentsen State Park

What weird day…we started off with around 70s and a few hours later it was down to  48 F. We took the bicycles to ride in Bentsen State Park and were not disapointed. At the Green Jay blind we saw…surprise..Green Jays, but also a flicker and an Altimira Oriole. When we walked into the blind […]

Tram ride in Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge

Saturday we went back to the Santa Ana  Refuge with two other workampers and took the Tram ride throughout the park. Of course nothing ever works like planned we went on the day where the had a big event planned to protest potentially losing the refuge to the borderwall. We got there on time but […]

Hooded Oriole

It’s prob time to upgrade my Camera to something with a better zoom and more MegaPixels.. We saw this pretty bird also in the Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge at one of their feeder stations. It is a  Hooded Oriole that you usually only can find in the Rio Grande Valley  and southern areas of Arizona […]

Texas Indigo Snake

We finally saw our first snake in Texas… In New York, during the summer time we saw them daily, some of them almost had set times they would come out. We saw this beauty ( from a distance ) trying to warm up after the recent cold weather.  I guess they are the equivalent of […]

Praise where praise is due…

We have been driving by this little mexican restaurant for a while  and finally made the decision to have lunch there yesterday. Andrea went with some sizzling Fajitas  and I went with the Chile Rellenos… There was no mention of meat in my dish and  I usually only have seen Chile Rellenos stuffwed with cheese. […]