Texas

Whenever I travel anywhere near the coast, it’s a good bet I’ll spend a day at the beach. Padre Island National Seashore, a strip of 70 miles of protected coastline, is the longest undeveloped barrier island in the world and serves as a refuge for 380 species of birds along with a nesting ground for…Continue Reading “Park Beat XVIII – Padre Island National Seashore & Corpus Christi”

Hood Canal

The northwestern part of Washington State is constructed like a giant jigsaw puzzle with an intricate maze of islands and strips of mainland interspersed with salt and fresh water. Whether you hop on a ferry to one of the islands or cruise the highways leading out onto the Olympic Peninsula, you can always find a…Continue Reading “Road Tripping in the Pacific NW: Cruising up the Hood Canal”

This time of year, it’s fun to look back and reflect on the year as a whole. 2014 is almost here, but before the clock strikes midnight and the calendar resets, I thought it would be fun to pick out some favorite photos from the past year. A lot of them are from prior posts,…Continue Reading “Fave Photos of 2013!”