South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center

South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center was one of my favorite places we visited on our South Texas road trip last month. When planning our stop on South Padre Island I found it on-line and discovered it was right across from our hotel. We went in the morning and when we learned we could…

Travel Destination: South Padre Island, Texas

Our first beach stop on our recent Texas road trip was in South Padre Island, Texas. We both loved this location with a quiet town (during non-peak tourist season), beautiful beaches, and several fun activities we enjoyed. Our hotel was at the north end of the island with a beautiful view of the gulf. I…

A day so happy

“A day so happy. Fog lifted early. I worked in the garden. Hummingbirds were stopping over honeysuckle flowers. There was no thing on earth I wanted to possess. I know no one worth my envying him.” ~ Czeslaw Milosz

Wild Horse Pass, Arizona

Our recent weekend away took us to Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, AZ. My husband volunteered at a youth golf tournament, and with the beautiful photos online beckoning me, I offered to join him if we could stay at the resort next door. The Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass did not disappoint. Their walking…