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Monahans Sandhills State Park

Sat 28-Jan-2023 Texas, Travel |

We spent the day here alternating between reading/ processing pictures and walking among the dunes.  David is enjoying the grasses and weeds in the sand. ... more

Seminole Canyon State Park

Thu 26-Jan-2023 Texas, Travel |

Nice park sitting on the rim of Seminole Canyon.  We have been here before; in fact, our best selling lampshade is a picture of a rock wall at the visitors’... more

Cedar Hill to south of Austin

Tue 24-Jan-2023 Texas, Travel |

Terrible driving day.  Heavy rain until just north of Austin, then it cleared up and became sunny.  We stopped in Kyle TX at their Walmart and planned to have... more

Shoreline trail

Mon 23-Jan-2023 Texas, Travel |

After an early start we headed to ThermoKing of Dallas so they could fix our Espar diesel heater.  It was a quick 30-minute trip.  The passenger seat had to... more

Dorba trail

Sun 22-Jan-2023 Texas, Travel |

Another 3-mile hike on hard packed clay through mostly cedar (Ashe Junioer).  The difference today was that bikes are permitted and in general there are lots of hikers... more

Duck pond

Sat 21-Jan-2023 Texas, Travel |

The morning dawned gray  and cold which gave us plenty of time to read and listen to podcasts. After it warmed up a bit (57) and the sun came out, we went for a hike —... more

Arkadelphia to Dallas

Fri 20-Jan-2023 Texas, Travel |

It was a pleasant drive from Arkadelphia to Dallas.  Mostly flat, some pine.  Lots of healthy looking cattle.  We landed at Cedar Hill SP(site 288 in the Coyote... more

Arkansas winds

Thu 19-Jan-2023 Arkansas, Travel |

Strong gusty winds made driving difficult.  Lots of rain puddles in the fields.  Some fields looks like lakes. Once we passed Memphis the wind settled down... more

On the road again

Wed 18-Jan-2023 Illinois, Travel |

After emptying spa and feeding cats and llamas, we locked up and headed south with a stop at the Hearing Center for an update to David’s hearing aids. Soon after... more