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

30 Days of Creativity: Day 6

Just before COVID-19 shutdown a lot of travel, we visited Rockport and Corpus Christi on our move into Texas. Today's photo is another photo I wanted to try in black and white. Day 6 project While the clouds really didn't add a lot of drama, I love how the wavs are crashing while the bird … Continue reading 30 Days of Creativity: Day 6

30 Days of Creativity: Day 4

Sometimes, the camera I have with me is my iPhone. This is often the case on our walks around the RV park. Day 4 project The other night, we were walking as it got dark. As we came back towards our RV, I noticed the position of the moon and took the photo. I used … Continue reading 30 Days of Creativity: Day 4

Texas: Caprock Canyons State Park (2020)

Caprock Canyons State Park is less than a 2 hour drive from Amarillo, so we headed there to check out the views and the bison. This post is focused on the views and the landscape. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department requires advance reservations, even for pass holders like us, so we made a reservation … Continue reading Texas: Caprock Canyons State Park (2020)

Texas: Stormy skies in Amarillo (2020)

We've been in Amarillo for just over 6 weeks, and have had some fun capturing the stormy skies. We regularly take a walk around 8 p.m. or so, before sunset, because of the cooler temperatures. I used my iPhone XS Max and a Moment anamorphic lens for these photos and video. Across the street from … Continue reading Texas: Stormy skies in Amarillo (2020)

Texas: Palo Duro Canyon State Park (2020)

Known as the Grand Canyon of Texas, Palo Duro Canyon State Park is the second largest canyon in the United States. There's plenty for the visitor to do here, including hiking, biking, and equestrian trails. Unfortunately, our mid-morning arrival meant that it was too hot to do any trails. The Texas Park and Wildlife Department … Continue reading Texas: Palo Duro Canyon State Park (2020)

Texas: Sunsets in Amarillo (2020)

The last two nights in Amarillo have provided some pretty spectacular sunsets. Saharan Dust Storm The Saharan dust storm swept through the panhandle area of Texas on Friday, June 26. In the time it took us to walk out of the RV park and across the road, the light changed. We went back to our … Continue reading Texas: Sunsets in Amarillo (2020)

Texas: Cadillacs and graffiti in black and white (2019)

After we attended the Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, we headed to a small town near Tucumcari. The nearest place to pick up Amazon packages (through the Amazon Locker program) was in Amarillo. While we were running errands in Amarillo, we made sure to visit the Cadillac Ranch on our way in. It's much less crowded … Continue reading Texas: Cadillacs and graffiti in black and white (2019)

Texas: Lake Tawakoni State Park (2020)

About an hour and 15 minutes away from us is the nearest Texas state park: Lake Tawakoni State Park. We weren't quite sure what to expect, but it was a beautiful visit. Currently, visiting a Texas state park requires a reservation, even for state park passholders. The reservation system allows the ability to keep from … Continue reading Texas: Lake Tawakoni State Park (2020)