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 […]
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 […]
It’s been a while that I hiked alone and was able to do the speed I normally do. Of course due to this I kinda pulled something in my leg. Usually the longest I walk in the South Texas heat with the dogs is 1 to 4 miles. So doing a 8 miler at higher […]
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. […]
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 […]