Monthly Archive: April 2010

McKinney Falls State Park 1

McKinney Falls State Park

We took a day trip to McKinney Falls State Park today. We hiked the 3-mile Homestead Trail, which I had never done before. It required wading across the creek just by the lower falls,...

Spring rains 2

Spring rains

Bring lots of these But, hopefully, also lots of these Our peach tree’s branches are almost touching the ground because they are so heavy with fruit. I hope I get them before the bugs...

South Padre Island 4

South Padre Island

Oops. It’s Bloom Day and I don’t have any pictures. But I did just get back from a work trip to South Padre Island.Β  Yes, lucky me!Β  I had time to visit Bentsen-Rio Grande...

Wildflower Center spring sale 1

Wildflower Center spring sale

I have usually gone to the members-only preview sales, but I just couldn’t make it all the way down there on Friday afternoon.Β  Saturday was CRAZY.Β  Actually, I don’t think the crowds were there...

Pedernales Falls State Park 1

Pedernales Falls State Park

We went to Pedernales Falls State Park on Easter Sunday afternoon. It was crowded, but not enough to ruin our fun. We just hiked around the falls with Sweetpea, jumping from rock to rock...

Volunteering 2

Volunteering

This week I interviewed for a new job. Not the paying kind, but the volunteer kind. Since I have settled in to my job, I realized that I often spend weekend sitting in my...