Texas: Our first weekend in Rockport

Our stay in Rockport was supposed to be 2 weeks, so we decided to take it easy on tourist destinations. Goose Island State Park Our first stop was Goose Island State Park, a short 3.5 mile drive away from the RV park. Goose Island offers fishing, camping, and birding opportunities all year long. We just … Continue reading Texas: Our first weekend in Rockport

Announcement: All Black and White exhibit at the Anderson Abruzzi International Balloon Museum

We interrupt my current series of posts about Rockport for a special announcement. The background Back in 2019, when we attended the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the city of Albuquerque was running a photo contest. The theme? Zebras - the launch directors who make sure hot air balloons launch safely and successfully at the Balloon … Continue reading Announcement: All Black and White exhibit at the Anderson Abruzzi International Balloon Museum

Texas: A-10 Demonstration Team and Heritage Flight

I promised in my last post that I'd share photos of the A-10C Thunderbolt II and the P-51 Mustang at the Thunder Over Dalhart airshow. 🙂 A-10 Demonstration Team Captain Haden “Gator” Fullam was the certified demonstration pilot, who performed aerial maneuvers and showcased the combat capabilities of the A-10. The demonstration jet has a … Continue reading Texas: A-10 Demonstration Team and Heritage Flight

Texas: Aerobatic planes at Thunder Over Dalhart

There are always too many photos to put in one post about an airshow, so this post focuses on the aerobatic planes. The opening performanceMost recent airshows we've attended have an opening performance with parachutists and flags to go along with the national anthem. This airshow was no different.  🙂 Though the planes didn't come … Continue reading Texas: Aerobatic planes at Thunder Over Dalhart