Tags » Piney-Woods

Fall in the sub tropics

Houston is in the sub-tropics, I live a little further north just on the edge of an ecological division between coastal and piney forest. Whatever the case, fall comes late to these parts. 255 more words


Nightly Forest Report

This post originally appeared on my other blog, Deep in the Heart of Textiles, in May of 2014.  When I started this blog about nature, I thought it fit better here.  1,105 more words

East Texas

Travels through North Carolina

It seems like I’ve been on a lost journey since my last post about travels to the Northeast United States. So here is a little taste of traveling northward through North Carolina.   552 more words



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


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


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