Return to Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Arkansas

Driving into the Little Rock area the next afternoon I was again looking for a place for a walk and instantly remembered Pinnacle Mountain State Park, located just outside the city of Little… Continue reading

I Used to Dream of Front Loaders

This post is going to start with two disclaimers. The first and most important is that I am hesitating to write this because I don’t want to be misinterpreted and I don’t want… Continue reading

An Evening Walk at DeGray Lake, Arkansas

I left the Austin area heading north and after a day of driving was looking for a place to stop for a walk, do some yoga, and break out my stove for dinner.… 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

The Old Mill, North Little Rock, Arkansas

On my way to the Austin Psych Fest I stopped in North Little Rock for a couple days to visit Daniel who recommended we see The Old Mill, a reproduction of a 19th… Continue reading