Monthly Archives: February 2017

ROCKPORT

Which Rockport you ask as there are 23 in the U S. The one in Texas . Life is slow here. People talk and people wave. Burger place, Whata burger, serves you, talks to you, asks if they can help … Continue reading

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Small Town America

In an RV camp there is still small town America. There is respect, people walking and talking to each other. This is close living but works. Breeze Lake Campground has dinners, social hours, classes. People have time to be people. … Continue reading

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Sabal Palm Sanctuary

The last wild Sabal Palms, a native plant right along the border. Lots of birds.

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South Padre Island

The is the longest barrier island in the world. Over 500 species of migratory birds visit here and the Rio Grand Valley twice a year. 

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ROMA

ROMA was incorporated in 1765 after the church and school were built. Riverboats used to come here to unload at the wharf. Navigation stopped after the water level dropped 7 feet during to irrigation calls. It has fallen from a … Continue reading

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DESERT

The land is hot and hard. There are thorns everywhere. There is also great mountain biking. This is dark and open country, West Texas. Pickups are dusty and muddy here. This is truck xountry, pickups and 18 wheelers.

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RISE

Rise  at first light  it is dark out  headlight to see  reward for crawling out  of the bag  is hot coffee  Roar of the boil heat of the flame  light to the east grows stronger coffee smells so good first … Continue reading

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