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

Nevada: Valley of Fire State Park

If you head to the Las Vegas area and you don't want to visit the Strip, you find other things to do. Several landscape photography opportunities come to mind, including the Valley of Fire State Park. A lot of folks don't make the trek out that way, because it's a good 45 minute drive on … Continue reading Nevada: Valley of Fire State Park

New Mexico: City of Rocks State Park overlook

While we were on the way back from New Mexico: Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, we stopped into the City of Rocks State Park to check it out. We were too exhausted to walk through the rocks after all the hiking, but we stopped at the overlook close to the entrance. Cacti and plants Clouds in … Continue reading New Mexico: City of Rocks State Park overlook