Category Archive: Texas

Habitat for Humanity Build in Mason, Texas

“For a community to be whole and healthy, it must be based on people’s love and concern for each other.” -Millard Fuller, Founder of Habitat for Humanity I’m going to start this post… Continue reading

Light Displays on the San Antonio Riverwalk and Christmas at Padre Island National Seashore

After leaving Las Cruces we headed south(east) for some rest and relaxation on the beaches of Padre Island where the daytime temperatures were in the 70s and night times a balmy 55. En… Continue reading

Guerrilla Art and a Hike in Franklin Mountains State Park

I stopped for a few days in El Paso to visit my friend Chrissy and as usual we had the best time. In addition to our usual activities of swimming, watching old movies,… Continue reading

Tejas Park, Lake Georgetown

After hiking to Crockett Gardens Falls/Knight Springs in the morning I knew I wanted to do an afternoon hike. Luckily when I crossed the wetland area on a spur trail down to the… Continue reading

Cedar Breaks Park, Lake Georgetown

My visit to Lake Georgetown was another one of those unexpected stops in which I ended up somewhere completely different than the previous night’s plan. No matter, it worked out just fine. I… Continue reading

Jacobs Well, Texas

Jacobs Well is a karstic spring within Cypress Creek south of Austin, Texas that is popular for swimming and cliff jumping. Bright blue in color, the 12 foot diameter spring descends over 30… Continue reading

Hamilton’s Pool Preserve

Hamilton’s Pool is a gem of a spot in the Texas hill country that I would highly recommend to anyone visiting the area. The natural pool lies at the bottom of a steep… Continue reading

Pace Bend State Park, Lake Travis

The first few days after Psych Fest I hung around the Austin area mostly reading but as the following weekend approached I headed west to Texas Hill Country, starting with the Lake Travis… Continue reading

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Austin Psych Fest

The weekend of Austin Psych Fest is literally my favorite weekend of the year since pretty much all of my favorite bands gather in one place for three days and four nights. Held… Continue reading

Visiting Friends in El Paso, Part 4: The Rest

What else did we do? Well, of course we went back to the pool… but we also went bowling, played a lot of Clue and Uno, cooked dinners together, watched movies, took walks,… Continue reading