Archive for June, 2014

SPI

June 13, 2014  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on SPI

These first 2 shots are dawn on South Padre Island at sheepshead.. We were up early and saw some birds and wildlife

Dawn Looking west

Dawn Looking west

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Dawn Looking East

Indigo Bunting

Indigo Bunting

 

Red Eared Slider

Red Eared Slider

 

Clapper Rail

Clapper Rail

Quinta Mazatlan

June 12, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  1 Comment

We visited a wonderful old mansion and grounds during the birding classic..Quinta Mazatlan..I took some great bird photos there, but I also got a few other shots..

Orioles Nest

Orioles Nest

 

Jen at the entrance to Quinta in McAllen

Jen at the entrance to Quinta in McAllen

 

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cactus

 

Feral Cat with a fresh kill

Feral Cat with a fresh kill

 

The pool

The pool

 

Spring time bloom

Spring time bloom

Mute Swan

June 11, 2014  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Mute Swan

Jen and I saw a few birds and went over to the Laguna gloria on Lake Austin.. saw the Mute swan with its new borns

Mute Swan

Mute Swan

 

Kildeer acting wounded

Kildeer acting wounded

 

Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture

 

Little baby swan

Little baby swan

 

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Lake Austin

Lake Austin

 

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Chief

June 10, 2014  |  Dogs  |  Comments Off on Chief

Chief is our oldest pup and so sweet.. here he is at one of his favorite activities..romping in fields of wildflowers..

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Fun in the Water

June 9, 2014  |  Dogs  |  3 Comments

Our Pups Love the water!

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BlueBonnets

June 6, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on BlueBonnets

We had a great year for the Texas State Flower…seen here along with a big sweet bear

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Spring day

June 5, 2014  |  Dogs  |  Comments Off on Spring day

It is getting Hotter down here..but we had a nice long spring..days through out may were not all that HOT! Lately..getting into the low 90’s

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Pace Bend

June 4, 2014  |  Dogs  |  1 Comment

A Doggie Paradise..( As long as the ranger is not around to enforce the leash law)

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Camping at Pace Bend

June 3, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  1 Comment

Jen and I took the Pups to Pace bend for an overnight on a wonderful spring evening! Pace bend is a great park with great dispersed camping. We walked along the lake dined on Slaw dogs and had a cold one!

The Tent is up!

The Tent is up!

 

 

Cachina Makes herself at home on the picnic table

Cachina Makes herself at home on the picnic table

 

 

Asian Slaw Dog

Asian Slaw Dog

 

 

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Telling ghost stories!

Telling ghost stories!

 

 

The Camp site

The Camp site

 

 

On the way home...the quest for the perfect jalapeño popper

On the way home…the quest for the perfect jalapeño popper

Somerville Trailway

June 2, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  1 Comment

Located about 45 minutes east of Austin on the Black land Prairie is Somerville Trailway.. its a one way or..out and back affair rather than a loop.

I went out around flag pond on this trip with side trips down the canal trail..nice place!

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