A Bee Hive Trumpet Vine

Every time the weather gets warm, the trumpet vine that grows nearby begins to swell with leaves and pods. Once the heat of summer is in full swing, her overgrowth of hanging, orange vats of nectar is also a home to a hive of various bees. The plant, itself, is intrusive as it seems theContinue reading “A Bee Hive Trumpet Vine”

Walk around Lake Whitney State Park

I escaped from the city for a bit, yesterday, and drove south to outside of Hillsboro to check out Lake Whitney State Park. In my continued efforts to try to visit as many of these places as possible (state / national parks), I readied myself for a very hot Texas day. This was my firstContinue reading “Walk around Lake Whitney State Park”

Sunset over Ranger, Texas

A couple of years ago, we were driving west on I-20 from Dallas. We were on our way to Abilene, Texas and had passed an area known as Ranger, Texas. Ranger is a smaller place with some rest stops… you find it a little beyond the Brazos River. Ranger is in a “higher” area –Continue reading “Sunset over Ranger, Texas”