Nature

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 …

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Prairie Rose

Look what’s starting to bloom right outside the kitchen window — our Prairie Rose (Rosa setigera)! I just love this rose.  It’s our native rose, so you can just plant it and watch it grow — no fuss.  Just look how the petals fade so there’s all different pinks — some even spotted Love how …

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Blue!

Just a quick share of a photo of Mealy Blue Sage (Salvia farinacea) — a native Texas prairie plant — that I took on Thursday growing near some old railroad tracks.  It was so pretty. I can just imagine what it must have looked like when the whole area was still prairie — like a …

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