Category Archives: Art

Public Land and National Monuments

  America has a lot of public land set aside for wilderness, for recreation, for beauty, for animals. This is a uniquely American Idea to set aside a peace of beauty and if one believes in God Creating the World. … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Netherlands

A charming city which we visited in August and September of 2017. This is a city of about 1.5 million in the urban area, but it is quiet and peaceful. People are not in a rush, people take time and … Continue reading

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San Antonio Texas

The first mission along the San Antonio River was constructed by a Franciscan missionary and began in 1690.  This was the first of 5 missions along the river. The purpose was to convert the savage barbarians to the Catholic Faith … Continue reading

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Bicycle Riding in the City

San Antonio is so nice to go bike riding along the bicycle paths and see so much beauty and no trash. My town, Colorado Springs, has lots of trash and homeless camps everywhere. San Antonio was such a delight. Eat … Continue reading

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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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Sabal Palm Sanctuary

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

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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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