Harvard Lodge at Sproul Ranch
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... would be cool to stay at Balmorhea lake. Let me tell you, the rhea part that reminds you of diarrhea; it's for a reason. There was nobody on duty to tell us where the park was, so we headed out at dusk to find it. The lake is about a quarter the size of Camp Far, but otherwise reminds one of it, with the exception of the desert surrounding it. As we travelled around the lake, the indigenous population gave us pondering and slightly menacing ...
... Went swimming at the Balmorhea State Park (used my state park pass!) – the cool water felt so good! We had brought our snorkels so we cruised around the pool looking at the many little fish, a few bigger ones, and the rocky bottom. Swam about an hour, then moved on (it was not too crowded).
Drove to the Davis Mountains State Park, and had a picnic on a stone structure on an overlook – beautiful! Then we went to Indian Lodge ...
... 1854 to 1861 , troops of the Eighth Infantry spent much of their time in the field pursuing Comanches, Kiowas, and Apaches.
With the outbreak of the Civil War and Texas's secession from the Union, the federal government evacuated Fort Davis. The fort was occupied by Confederate troops from the spring of 1861 until the summer of 1862, when Union forces again took possession. They quickly abandoned the post and Fort Davis lay deserted for the next ...
... Road Runner.
BEEP ! BEEP !
Well, today I caught Road Runner - on camera, that is.
How fun was THAT ? FUN !
The one I "caught" today was about the size of a banty rooster. Now, either I was quite small at the time of seeing the cartoons; my memory is faulty; or they don't make 'm so big any more. But the Road Runner I remember was about the size of a kangaroo. hmmmm . . .
... the next day!
Aimee had a wonderful Mothers Day waking up to breakfast in bed, some great homemade cards and pictures, and a beautiful bracelet she had seen in Galveston. Everyone took good care of her all day! Before we left we rode our bikes to Indian Lodge and sat and relaxed in the porch swings and looked around the lodge. Then we took a scenic drive up the mountains and stopped at the lookout ...