Christopher Cross released this song about ‘riding like the wind’ to the border of Mexico. Wind in the Spring in Texas reminds me of this song. We do not go outside to see how hot it is, we test the wind. It was really windy and the water was rough on our first Kayak trip … Continue reading “Ride Like the Wind”in Texas
In March 2021, we kayaked a cool 4 miles round trip which takes about two hours. After his San Antonio Kayak experience, our Schipperke was a pro and rode well in the back. We rented from Bayou Kayaks for a very reasonable price. He brings the kayaks to Riverside Park and picks them up and … Continue reading Kayaking Pecan Bayou
There are paintings and pictures and towels and everything ‘bluebonnet’ to honor the State Flower of Texas. The late cold snap and snow of 2021 delayed the normal blooming by two weeks. Mid-March to Late April you can search and find the different varieties of bluebonnets from the South to the North of the great … Continue reading Wildflower Watch
Our first hike in Lake Brownwood State Park was a delightful surprise. First, I thought all of this area was flat and this path was rocky, and up and down. Second, we hiked along the path with good views of the Lake and listened to the waves hitting the rocks. Third, I was hiking with … Continue reading Hiking Lake Brownwood State Park
Lake Brownwood State Park has several paths, but it only takes 3-4 times hiking to cover the entire park. Our first adventure was close to the gate. There was a public “feral pig” hunt going on in the park last time we visited. Closed for pig hunting – that led to asking some questions. Yes. … Continue reading Hiking is….different in Texas
Why would you move to Brownwood, Texas from Colorado Springs, Colorado? Buying a second home sight unseen having never been to Brownwood, relocating for one-third of the year 11 hours away, and moving with only what we could get into two vehicles was definitely a “leap of faith.” There is no hiking in flat Brownwood. But…. … Continue reading Brownwood, Texas? Why?