Tag: LBJ National Grasslands

A Walk in the November Woods

(I’m very fortunate to be able to use some photos by Meghan Cassidy in this post. The captions identify which ones are hers, but basically the way to tell is to look for the really good ones – they’re hers!) On a visit to… Continue Reading “A Walk in the November Woods”

Orb-Weavers and Quiet Conversation

In August, mornings are the best times to take a walk, although that advantage begins to disappear not long after 9:00am as the bright burning sun rises to a nice, hot angle overhead. Add a little overnight rain and it’s like wearing a hot,… Continue Reading “Orb-Weavers and Quiet Conversation”

At the Grasslands, With Bug Nerds

I’m seeing more of the LBJ National Grasslands this summer than I have in a while, and it’s been wonderful. The rainfall over the past eight or nine months have resulted in a bonanza of plant life, which leads to a bonanza of bug… Continue Reading “At the Grasslands, With Bug Nerds”

This Is Our Land

When the sun comes shining, then I was strolling In wheat fields waving and dust clouds rolling The voice come chanting as the fog was lifting This land was made for you and me – Woody Guthrie Bang! It’s the Fourth of July. A… Continue Reading “This Is Our Land”