Down along the Brazos River just a few miles from where it empties into The Gulf of Mexico, both side of the river have meandering sloughs full of still water. Many of these, not much more than elongated ponds, become so clogged with plants you wouldn’t even know the water was there if you hadn’t seen them in winter… Continue reading “More Sky and Clouds”
Some days when you leave the house to go on a photo road trip you have no idea what is going to happy. Sometimes you go just to get out of the house and wander through the country, sometimes you have a destination in mind and a photo composition all laid out in your head… Continue reading “Water, Sky and Clouds”
Back in the day when I drove in to work every day, I always had my camera in the car (Particularly once I made the switch to digital and didn’t have worry about hot cars). Some days I would end up being late because something on the morning drive caught my eye and caused me to pull over… This shot happened on just such a day.
Continue reading “Foggy Sunrise”
I am trying to make my blogging life a bit more organized… So this takes it’s place as a trial of a plugin that will allow me to update this site much easier. Continue reading “White Asters on the Nash Prairie”
On our Sunday drive we stopped at an Arby’s for a quick lunch. Sitting in the dining room, I was noticing the landscaping outside. What had caught my eye was the Sago Palm blooming out the window… Continue reading “Sago”
Sitting next door to the Metzler House from my previous post is another new old house. I assume it is another of Wes’s projects. I can’t wait to swing back by and see what it looks like when they finish it… Continue reading “Another New Old House”
While out for a Sunday afternoon drive on a beautiful summer’s day this past week, we cruised through my favorite little river town…East Columbia, TX. Continue reading “The Metzler House, East Columbia”
I went out for a drive last week and noticed a strange cloud off to the south. Driving across the coastal prairie, I had a good idea where I was heading. Continue reading “Grass Fire”
There is a place I like to go… It’s a little piece of what once was over nine million acres. Continue reading “Nash Prairie Rain”
For most of my life this is what constituted mountains in my mind. Enchanted Rock in Llano County in central Texas is still very special to me. Continue reading “Enchanted Rock”
I’ve wandered the grounds at Winedale a few times now, and each time I come away with new memories (and new pictures). Continue reading “Winedale, Tx”
Each spring I try to make a trip to the Austin – Colorado – Washington County area of Texas hunting for spring wildflowers. Some years the trip is great, some years it’s just a nice day in the country.
One of my favorite road trips is to the town of Winedale. I first heard of it in the columns of the Houston columnist, Leon Hale. Continue reading “Winedale – Twin Chimneys”
Back when I drove to the office each day, I had developed the habit of not always taking the direct route. Continue reading “Foggy Morning”
November 2008… What a month that was. The day before we left on this trip to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary, I was laid off from the job I had held for 35 years. Continue reading “Hill Country Painters”