Texas: Visiting Padre Island National Seashore

It has been too long since I posted, but we have started the new year by heading to Padre Island National Seashore. Padre Island National Seashore separates the Gulf of Mexico from the Laguna Madre, one of a few hypersaline lagoons in the world. The park protects 66 miles of coastline, dunes, prairies, and wind … Continue reading Texas: Visiting Padre Island National Seashore

Texas: Winter Texans in Rockport

After leaving Amarillo, we stopped in Big Spring for the night, then stayed for a week in Kerrville, just outside of San Antonio. It was nice to have a more leisurely drive down to Rockport. Dutch Bros in San Antonio Fortunately for me, the first Dutch Bros in San Antonio opened up the week we … Continue reading Texas: Winter Texans in Rockport

Texas: Hot air balloons at the Starlight Ranch

It was exciting to see that there was an event with hot air balloons in Amarillo. We are going to miss this year's Balloon Fiesta, so we checked out the Up in the Air for Family Care event. Starlight Ranch The event was held at the Starlight Ranch, part of the Big Texan empire. In … Continue reading Texas: Hot air balloons at the Starlight Ranch

Texas: On the USS Lexington, part 2

As I promised in my last post, this post will cover the planes and the Flight Deck on the USS Lexington. The weather and the skies The weather looked promising for the day. The sky often had clouds, but you could tell there was potential for more stormy weather based on cloud color in the … Continue reading Texas: On the USS Lexington, part 2

Texas: On the USS Lexington, part 1

When we were looking for things to do while we were in the Rockport area, we found the USS Lexington Museum in Corpus Christi. The USS Lexington, a Naval aircraft carrier, was originally named the USS CABOT. During World War II, final construction was being completed at Massachusetts’ Fore River Shipyard when word was received … Continue reading Texas: On the USS Lexington, part 1

Texas: Waves at Mustang Island State Park

I know I included a short 30 second video in my last post, but this is a edited video with wave sound effects. The video was edited using Adobe's Premiere Rush, with audio sound effects by Carlos Santa Rita from artlist.io. I used my iPhone Xs Max with a Moment anamorphic lens to capture the … Continue reading Texas: Waves at Mustang Island State Park