Georgia: High Museum of Art

While in Atlanta for the 70th Annual STC Summit, I had the chance to visit the High Museum of Art. On the second Sunday of each month, the Museum offers free admission for all visitors, and it just happened to be the second Sunday in May. My friend Jackie D and I took the MARTA … Continue reading Georgia: High Museum of Art

Georgia: Daytime in Atlanta

Having done the Nighttime in Atlanta post, of course I have to follow up with photos from the daytime. Now that I'm back home, these views were from the Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta. From the 14th floor From the street level But wait, there's more. I also took some photos of the buildings from … Continue reading Georgia: Daytime in Atlanta

Texas: Moving on from the Rio Grande Valley (RGV)

I know it's been a while since I last posted, but we've been working and not doing a lot of traveling. We've got some life updates: We adopted two kittens in mid-January 2023. Their names are Loki (a black and orange torbie) and Luna (an all black tabby). I'll do a separate post about them! … Continue reading Texas: Moving on from the Rio Grande Valley (RGV)

Louisiana: On our way to New Orleans

I've been to New Orleans once before, but we have never been to Louisiana with the RV. Time to rectify that! Before we left BrownsvilleWe planned on leaving Saturday morning. In the week prior to our departure, SpaceX "double stacked" the booster and the starship. Rumors were that SpaceX was planning to uncouple the double … Continue reading Louisiana: On our way to New Orleans

Texas: Staying in Brownsville for the winter

You might have seen me mention that we're in Brownsville for a while. We left Elgin, TX (near Bastrop, TX) in mid-August to come to the Brownsville area. We had quite the trip to Brownsville. Visiting RockportYes, we could have driven through/around San Antonio and arrived in Brownsville in one long day of driving, but … Continue reading Texas: Staying in Brownsville for the winter

Texas: Checking out Boca Chica Beach

We've been in Brownsville for almost two weeks, but today was our first time checking out Boca Chica Beach. It is actually part of the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge, the eight-mile beach at Boca Chica fronts tidal salt flats, mangrove marshes, and clay dunes called lomas. It is the southernmost beach and the … Continue reading Texas: Checking out Boca Chica Beach

Texas: Roadside wildflowers

Since we didn't find the fields of wildflowers we were looking for in or around Fredericksburg, we decided to hunt down roadside wildflowers. Note, all photos in this post were taken with the Jeep parked safely off the road in marked parking areas. We didn't intrude on private property or park our Jeep on dry … Continue reading Texas: Roadside wildflowers

Texas: It’s all in the details (in Fredericksburg)

We've been searching for fields of wildflowers, because we've only been finding patches here and there. The areas west of Austin (Fredericksburg, Burnet, Kingsland, Marble Falls, etcetera) are all supposed to be cool places to find not just bluebonnets, but gobs and gobs of wildflowers. Apparently, even though they are blooming, it's not quite "peak … Continue reading Texas: It’s all in the details (in Fredericksburg)