Wind generated power in Texas is something most Texans hear and read about, but don’t actually see. Most of the generators are far out of sight of major cities, nestled deep in cattle country. If you travel across the state, you’ll likely see hundreds of them. Continue reading Wind Turbines in West Texas
It’s been about 15 years since I’ve visited Mule Shoe Bend. I used to break up a monotonous work week, of any random long summer day, and zip through the hill country in my Honda coupe right after work to drop a line in the water for some catch and release fishing. I had found a hotbed of some kind of inedible bass that were a blast to catch. It was a favorite getaway, from a summer years ago and I wasn’t expecting a return trip to compare. Continue reading Mule shoe Bend Recreation Area
Winter in central Texas means the water is flowing as good as it gets. Brave the chill and jump in!
I didn’t find any werewolves, but the moon was bright!
Fishin’s good in Austin!
Out at the point of Red Bud Isle, these two guys were doing better than fishing, they were catching!
For two weekends out of the year, in May and September, downtown 6th street in Austin becomes a weekend long crafts and arts festival. The street is closed off from regular traffic between Congress and I-35, and vendors set up shop in the middle. There’s also several outdoor stages with live music, games and rides for the kids. Continue reading Pecan Street Festival
What can I say? it’s spring in Austin! Well, it’s spring by calendar date but the thermometer in central Texas doesn’t synch up very well…it’s freakin hot already and has been. But hey, there’s a thousand costumed people drinking and dancing to drums in Pease Park. So get colorful, turn on and come help celebrate the little emo donkey’s birthday.
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The yearly take over of classic cars, hot rods and rat rods. The streets in south Austin are rumbling! Each year the world’s best custom cars, and other restored and modified gas powered creations, travel to the southern state of Texas. It has got to be the best hot rod show on earth!
A stop by the Grand Canyon during a late December road trip to the west coast. Part of the southern rim road, on the Arizona side, was closed for vehicles. Winter isn’t exactly the best time to visit, especially because most access to it is snowed in, but the crowds is much smaller! Continue reading A Wintery View of the Grand Canyon