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: 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

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: Residency and domicile are established (2020)

After 90 days, we have finally completed the final step in establishing our residency and domicile. We have driver's licenses - or at least the temporary paper version. 🙂 The story When we arrived in Livingston, we had no idea it would take us 90 days to do our four step process. We managed to … Continue reading Texas: Residency and domicile are established (2020)