Love is in the air – High Island, TX

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Did I get your attention?  I’m talking about birdie love, of course, and we got an eyeful on this stop!  If you’re a birder, bird watcher/photographer or a nature enthusiast read on, because that’s what this post is all about. Continue reading

Party time at the Gulf – Port Aransas, TX

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We had hoped that being in southern Texas, and parking close to the Gulf of Mexico would allow us to enjoy some reasonably warm weather this winter. wpid33184-2014-12-30-TX-1710195.jpg  From the day we arrived here at Port Aransas (Dec. 15), we’ve been able to count on one hand the number of days that we haven’t had to bundle up in jackets to go outside.  And the winds from the north have been relentless!  I don’t want to whine because I know other parts of the country have it worse, but we are amazed by how far south the winter chill has pushed this year. Even the priest at the local church was apologetic to us winter Texans about the cold spell that has hovered over the Port Aransas/Corpus Cristi area. Continue reading