This past weekend was the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest, more commonly known in Houston simply as Cook-off. I did a little math and the first time I visited our team’s tent was 20 years ago. I was 16 and I had no idea that many of the people in that … Continue reading When Barbecue Brought Me to Tears : Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest
Longhorn Cavern State Park was an absolute surprise. I'd done some research and realized it was just down the road from Inks Lake State Park (review coming soon). Longhorn Cavern is a day use only park, so no camping here. Entry to the park is free, entry to the cavern is by paid guided tour … Continue reading Longhorn Cavern State Park – Burnet, Texas
A large park with a large lake leads to incredible bird watching and an unexpected beach day...
This has been a bucket list park for me for some time. Google it, click images and you’ll see why. Or just scroll down and look at these images. It’s sheer magic. The river is fed by an underwater spring, which we saw. You guys, we saw water bubbling out of the ground. I’ve never … Continue reading Pedernales Falls State Park, Texas