Silent Sunday ~ Memories

We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they’re called memories. Some take us forward, they’re called dreams.~Jeremy Irons

In grays and blacks

Inspired by Frank @ Beachwalk Reflections’ post on Gray, I decided to look through some older photos and experiment with some black and white edits. It’s fun to see how grays and blacks can change the mood of a photo. These photos below were taken early last year. Is there one that stands out to…

Stops along the way: Port Aransas and Mustang Island, Texas

The route we decided to take from S. Padre Island to Rockport, on our recent road trip, took us down Mustang Island to Port Aransas. This provided the opportunity to stop and check out Port Aransas Nature Preserve. Although our GPS took us to City Hall 🤣 they kindly directed us to one of the…

Last walk of 2022 ~ my favorite place

To contemplate the past yearTo find renewed hope for the year to comeIt was fitting for me to head to my favorite walking paths at the wetlandsBeauty was everywhere! Walkers, birders, photographers I was not aloneYet, I was able to find quiet moments of solitudeMind and body refreshedI’m ready to face the new year! “We…

Things we saw on our After Christmas Nature Walk at the preserve

Beautiful sunshine and water reflections: Bees buzzing around a few remaining flowers: A Vermillion Flycatcher: A beautiful coyote as he sauntered off in the distance: A variety of floating ducks swimming to-and-fro around the pond: With beautiful fall color reflections: Multiple dragonfly sightings! Another bird: Beautiful fall and winter colors: Duck wings flapping: And in…