Texas Gulf Coast

Three whooping cranes fly just above the tops of the live oak trees in Goose Island State Park near Rockport, Texas

It was time to leave Texas Hill Country and head for the Gulf coast. A couple years ago we stayed at Goose Island State Park, near Rockport. It was nice, except for the day a bunch of bees swarmed our den-on-wheels. I don’t think I ever told you that story. Really, there’s not much to … Read more

Texas Hill Country

The clear water of the Guadalupe River runs next to a colorful sandstone cliff in Guadalupe River State Park

Winter was coming to the Davis Mountains of west Texas. Tom said “Let’s stay in Texas for the winter. We can go to the Gulf Coast. It’s warmer there.” One good thing about the coast is there’s lots of sand on the beach. I love sand! It feels funny between my toes, and it’s easy … Read more

Davis Mountains, West Texas

The Davis Mountain Scenic Loop follows alongside Limpia Creek through Limpia Canyon near Fort Davis, Texas. Cottonwood trees along the creek begin to show their autumn colors.

The Davis Mountains in West Texas make this Colorado dog feel right at home.  Tom and I have driven through a few times. Every time, Tom says: “Let’s stay here a while next time.” Well, it was finally next time. We camped at Davis Mountain State Park near Fort Davis. There were lots of great … Read more

Larger Than Life

Why do humans always make things big? It seems everywhere we go, there’s giant statues. And Tom always stops to look at them. Here’s a few of the favorites we found so far. Sam Houston Giant Statue Of course you’d expect giant statues in Texas. But, Tom didn’t expect this! We were driving along, when … Read more