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We had two days of bike riding here and spent three nights. I think it was our second day of riding that we saw gators. I had just sent David a text, saying we were hunting for gators, and I looked out on the lake and saw one swimming in. The park really cleared out today with only 3 campers on our loop. It was busy yesterday with locals and a number of Scout Troops. There are cabins here, showers and miles of ...
... there was mud... In several places we could see where the resident wild hogs had rooted up the soft ground in search of last fall's acorns. The surely did a fine job of opening Mother Earth! The back end of the trail is almost all mud, with little gravel to make the going easier. We eventually closed the loop, so to speak and found our way back to Shorty. Rain was threatening and the ...
... on Loop 8 East and headed around the city. I drove slower than usual and it seemed to help. The traffic was tolerable and only one car passed me as I pulled over the line into the lane of my choice. I think that the turn signal must have a different effect on a Texan. They seem to think it's like a gunshot starting a race. We missed that car too, or he missed us. Either way, it turned out fine.
We finally turned onto FM1252. FM ...
We have arrived at our friends ranch in Sargent Texas. It is located about 80 miles southeast of Houston on the Gulf of Mexico. This morning we toured a national wildlife refuge nearby and saw about 15 alligators. Size range from babies to monsters. We have been visiting with the Farrs. They are college friends and have brought ...
... stay but another great spot on the Gulf.
Felt like a new woman in the morning. Before we left, we drove around the Park a bit. Saw at 1700 year old oak. It's made it that long thanks to a lot of human intervention but still pretty amazing. Lots of bird watching to do too. Beautiful blue herons, hawkes, kites, black and turkey vultures. Plenty of industry out here too. Petrol and plastics from what we can tell.
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