Dia de Muerto, Mission TX

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 […]

Palo Alto Battlefield

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]