Driving 385 miles versus walking 5.13 miles … pretty darn uneven, I’ve definitely not reduced my carbon foot print this week! But if you live in a state as large as Texas, which spans about 800 miles or 1300 Km on both it’s East-West and North-South axis, it’s unfortunately necessary to use some form of motorized transportation. […]Read more "Driving … Walking … Driving"
A whirlwind visit with Willie. A wOw weekend! In case you missed it: Carmen Miranda has pink nails 🙂 I just experienced a Thursday through Sunday non-stop birthday weekend, which included spending time with family, meeting new friends, reuniting with old friends, encountering several well-known public figures, speaking briefly with a nationally known personage to […]Read more "AUSTIN – there is no other!!"
Just a quick word about my charming owl interlude of last week … I was sitting at the computer and had just finished reading about the new owlet hatched at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, when something thudded against the window to my left. Nothing there. Another, more gentle thud and low […]Read more "Easterly or Westerly Screeching"
Echinocereus triglochidiatus, CactaceaeClaret cup cactus Wildflowers are a major issue for us during Spring and early Summer. The State of Texas is humongous, with endless miles of roads and it just plain has more space for greenery to grow than you can imagine in your wildest dreams. Memorial Day 1978 will be forever in my mind […]Read more "Cacti Cavorting to Celebrate a Lady Bird"