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Cobbler

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — The work gods recently smiled on me with a four-day weekend.

The wanderlust in me had to ditch the big city for a bit. 469 more words

Cobbler

The Piney Woods—A Great Day Trip from Houston

by Cynthia Marple

Texas is BIG.  As the second largest state in the USA, it has several distinctive ecologic zones. One zone, which is about a one and half hour drive from Houston, is the Piney Woods region. 893 more words

Houston

Snakes So Far This Year

When my dog, Harper, was younger, she barked indiscriminately at every animal she found.  Then she figured out that if it was a snake, I would make her come away from it, and she changed her reactions. 821 more words

East Texas

A Target-Rich Environment

Walking down by the creek today, I hardly knew where to turn my camera. All kinds of creatures were buzzing and fluttering around, and the light was perfect. 35 more words

Insects

East Texas Piney Woods

If you told someone you were going to visit Texas they would probably picture an image of a wide open range with some cactus and tumbleweeds. 706 more words

Biodiversity Walk March 2016

Early in the month, I take a walk where I try to find as many species as possible.  Here are some of today’s finds– at least the ones where the pictures turned out okay, and/or I could identify the subject! 29 more words

East Texas