Around Downtown Granbury


On our way home from Dinosaur Valley State Park we stopped in Granbury to walk around. There was a biker festival going on and the square was ‘happening’. I love small Texas towns but I also love visiting the county seats of these towns because of the very cool, old fashioned courthouses. I didn’t take […]

Dinosaur Cake Contest


Over the holiday weekend Chris and I went down to Dinosaur Valley State Park with my brother, SIL and Zoe. Before we went there was a cake contest launched. We brought the cakes out and it was hilarious how similar they were despite having been made in completely separate houses. The cake part for both […]

The Power of Now


While out hiking there is only one thing you have to do. Walk. Ok, so you set up camp, eat and use the privy, but your only goal for the day is to walk to your intended destination. It’s easy and your mind is in general ease. There isn’t a bunch of clutter in your […]

Whipping things up


One thing on the trail that I really wish I could do was to crochet. Along the way I switched from listening to books on my mp3 to actually carrying books because it was so much nicer to have the pages in hand. I read a fiction book about a yarn store owner, actually this […]

Trail Tales 1: Georgia


I’ve decided to go back through and show photos that I never got around to posting, recap some of the sections and discuss in more detail various sections of the trail. Plus, I like reminiscing and I’m a little sad that we’re pushing on two weeks off the trail. So, I will start with the […]

Reverse Macro Love


On Monday we went to the Dallas Arboretum with Chris’ dad. I had never been so it was a nice experience. After being so used to Fairchild Gardens in Miami, it’s hard to get used to non-tropical plants. There are some nice tropicals such as this Pride of Barbados, but a lot of them are […]

Nearly Wordless Wednesday


Dallas Arboretum, August 2010 “Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.” -Helen Keller

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