Could it be?

This the first wildflower to bloom in our prairie garden this year — a windflower. Love them so, because that means that spring is here!  Yay! Hope spring is really here to stay, still can’t believe that there was snow this time last week.  How about you, ready for spring?

A glorious day.

Yesterday, J co-led a field trip at Birdwell-Clark Ranch for the NPSOT Symposium. I helped out too, but it sure was nice not to be the official leader. Gave me time to botanize and play around with my camera. It was a beautiful fall day — coolish, with a slight wind — and a picture […]

Photo published!

Guess what, this photo is going to be published by Texas Parks and Wildlife!  I’ll keep ya posted as to when! I took it in May of 2007 at Quebe Prairie with my point + shoot camera — it was nice and cool out and felt like spring.  So different from the 100+ degree temps […]

Weekend Getaway: Part 2

J arrived at the prairie around 10:30 after packing up camp — thanks so much hon! — and he joined in the photography fun!  He took some videos too — can’t wait to watch them! There were lots more photos to be had, including the endemic Texas Coneflower — love this plant!  Texas Confeflower is […]

Weekend Getaway: Part 1

Wow, what a great weekend!  J and I left Austin around 5:00 pm on Friday and headed out to Brazos Bend Campground. Got there around 9:00 pm, checked in and setup our tent.  Then we hung out for a while.  It was a beautiful evening — one that I’ll remember forever. There was an almost […]