Travel Blogs from Medina
... and rain. As the hail started, I laid in bed with my fingers crossed that nothing would happen to the big picture window. After a bit I was able to go back to sleep. When we surveyed the area the next morning, we did not see any damage just lots of tree limbs, leaves and pecans everywhere. There was supposed to be another round of storms in the evening, but they must have skirted us since all we got was a few sprinkles and a little ...
The half hour drive from Fredericksburg to Kerrville is beautiful even in the misty rain we had this day. Lots of open space...past ranches, rolling hills and wildflowers. We had decided to go to the Museum of Western Art first. Arriving just past 10, we were the first guests of the day.
The Museum is dedicated to Western Heritage and was originally founded as home ...
... ve seen no birds in that area, but are hopeful.
It's about sandwich time for me and Lynn is cranking up the Microwave to brew another batch of her favorite, popcorn! In spite of spending so much of our lives together, we often have different diets. I worry about not getting enough fat and sugar, whereas she avoids the sugar, for obvious reasons.
We still have some sausage that we bought in Louisiana, brand name, ...
We had a beautiful drive today once we got out of the San Antonio area. We soon found ourselves in the famous Texas Hill Country. The winding roads and steep ascents and descents reminded me a bit of home. It was green, however, and the trees weren't pines or firs or even larch, but Live Oaks and such. We did just a bit over a hundred miles and got to our site just in time for lunch.
We took a walk along ...
Maples that are here now and covered this area when it was much
wetter and cooler. Most were wiped out during the last ice age, those
that survived did so in these narrow valleys. The rangers tell that
in late October and November you can expect to see cars backed-up
some 3 miles waiting to enter the park! Leaf-peepers! They are
everywhere! The gold of the maples, the red of the oaks, add some
green from the ...