Category: Texas

Texas Renaissance Festival

A couple of weeks ago I got the opportunity to visit the Texas Renaissance Festival down near Houston. I love Ren Fests, I think they are a ton of fun, they typically have good food and great entertainment along with some pretty decent mead. We visited on Pirate Weekend and there were a ton of

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Caddo Lake State Park

It’s time to go camping! This was a hot summer but we did go camp during it…once. Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in the state of Texas. Yes, all the other lakes are man made reservoirs and many are damed rivers that then flooded the surrounding area. Caddo is part of the Big

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Spring at Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

Keltin went to watch basketball and Bear and I went hiking at the Fort Worth Nature Center. This was a beautiful early spring day. It started off chilly but warmed up quickly. Bear was happy to get out on the trail but the heat wore him out quickly. He found a shady spot to relax

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Campus Theatre: Denton, TX

This post is a combination of my Close to Home series and it is more than a bit of a Campfire Story because every theater has a ghost. I’m pretty sure it is almost a requirement. The Campus Theatre is home to Theatre Denton, this is the local community theatre in Denton, TX. Keltin and

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Winter Hiking at the LBJ National Grasslands

One of our favorite places to hike is the Caddo LBJ National Grasslands out of Decatur, Texas. We can escape the city for a time and there are miles and miles of trails to explore. In February we hiked about 5.25 miles along the red trail. The is about a 9 mile loop but it

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