Nov 1st they started filling the Lake in the RV Campground we are staying for the Winter. The Water comes from the irrigation system in town and gets pumped up from the Rio Grande. Interesting to see the difference each time we go to the pool.
We went to Estero Llano Grande State Park for a Guided Birdwalk and were not disapointed. The group was small ( 5 people total ) and we saw and heard alot of different birds. It really helps having more eyes scanning the trees and bushes for movement.
The Exhibit Center at Bentsen State Park is not well marked and most people I think do not know it is even there. It’s a small building geared towards children I think , which is a great way to introduce them to nature and birding. Bentsen State Park is located at 2800 S Bentsen […]
When we went out to dinner one night we saw these green parakeets swarm in the parking lot of a shopping area. We went back the next day to take some Pictures. There must have been thousands of them in the trees fountains, roofs of the surrounding building. What an amazing sight to see.
I am really glad we went to the National Butterfly Center last weekend because we had a lot more Butterflies than today. Well it also did not cost to anything to enter as it was also “Community Day” We did not spend much time as there were not as many Butterflies and not many birds […]
The Mission Historic Museum had a small Dia de Muerto Festival we checked out Friday night. There was no charge to enter. Inside the building you could see about 6 decorated altars and outside they had different vendors for food, jewelry, decoration, etc. They also had some sort of talentshow outside ( we guess since […]
9/29/2018 We are back in the Valley and settling down for the Winter. Andrea starts her Workamper job on Monday and we spent most time setting up and cleaning out bays , reorganzing and other non travel related chores. In a way I am sad that we are stationary for the next 5 months but […]