Archive for March, 2014

A little more on the Drought

March 31, 2014  |  General, Outdoors  |  Comments Off on A little more on the Drought

It’s not something I want to dwell on, but reviewing these pictures it is readily apparent we need some rain.. I will be interested to see how the Rio Grande Valley looks later this month when I visit for the Birding classic..

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There Should be a Lake here

March 28, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  2 Comments

With Lake Travis at 37% of Capacity its starting to look a little strange.. and in some of these shots if you look up and to the left you can see a shore line that would have been way over my head..

Look way up to the left, that his the shore line up there!!

Look way up to the left, that his the shore line up there!!

 

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Thinking about the trail

March 27, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Thinking about the trail

As the weekend approaches I start to think about the trail and where we will go for a grand adventure..Here we see the Balconies National Wildlife refuge..

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Barb Wire

March 26, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Barb Wire

Or sometimes known as Bob Wire…fenced the west. Seldom seen smith from the Monkey Wrench gang would cut it as he came across it in order to keep the land open and free.

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Up close to the creek

March 25, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Up close to the creek

This is the creek that flows through Doe skin ranch.. I had the macro lens on..

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Good Choices?

March 24, 2014  |  Food  |  1 Comment

Oh my.. I guess these are great choices! Monday morning quarterbacking my food choices! LOL.. These were some delightful meals…but I need to get to the Gym!

Bangers Sausage House

Bangers Sausage House

 

Poutine at Bangers

Poutine at Bangers

 

Acho Chili Rubbed Pork loin

Acho Chili Rubbed Pork loin

 

Fajitas!

Fajitas!

 

Fried Ice Cream

Fried Ice Cream

 

Scallops at Bonneville

Scallops at Bonneville

What a Week

March 21, 2014  |  Music  |  1 Comment

SXSW is a super fun and long week.. standing for shows and late nights..but its all so worth it!

The Shrine

The Shrine

 

 

Thursday Line up at the Jackalope

Thursday Line up at the Jackalope

 

 

The Pit gets rolling for the Svetlannas

The Pit gets rolling for the Svetlannas

 

 

The Svetlannas Play the Aquarium and the street

The Svetlannas Play the Aquarium and the street

 

 

The Chevelles from the Window at BD Riley

The Chevelles from the Window at BD Riley

 

 

ROCK

ROCK

 

 

Off!

Off!

 

 

Pup

Pup

Other Bands

March 20, 2014  |  Music  |  Comments Off on Other Bands

We really did see a ton of Bands….

Cerebral Ballzy at the Empire Control Room

Cerebral Ballzy at the Empire Control Room

 

 

East of the Wall At the Dirty Dog

East of the Wall At the Dirty Dog

 

 

Tijuana Panthers At Beerland Texas

Tijuana Panthers At Beerland Texas

 

 

Sometimes things just get blurry

Sometimes things just get blurry

 

 

Iron Reagan  At the Dirty Dog

Iron Reagan At the Dirty Dog

 

 

Ring Worm at the Dirty Dog

Ring Worm at the Dirty Dog

Punk Rock BBQ

March 19, 2014  |  Music  |  1 Comment

The BEST event at SXSW is the Punk Rock BBQ put on by Altercation records! It feels like a family..everyone has such a good time.. and the Bands blew the place apart.

Grizzley

Grizzly

 

 

The Obvious... give blood

The Obvious… give blood

 

 

New Red Scare

The Svetlannas

 

 

Angelo Moore

Angelo Moore

 

 

Lost in society

Lost in society

 

 

Riverboat Gamblers

Riverboat Gamblers

Balconies NWR

March 18, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Balconies NWR

Back on the trail around the base of the Balconies at Doe skin ranch, I popped on the 50MM Macro with 2x extender.. I am just learning what this lens set up is all about but its fun!

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