Tag: Texas

Hiking Huntsville State Park

The weather has gotten really nice lately and on the way back from Houston recently I decided to stop and visit Huntsville State Park. The cool weather and and the beauty of the trees were calling my name and Bear and I needed a hike. The day we went the park was quite busy –

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Creek House Honey Farm: Canyon, TX

Last weekend I visited Canyon, TX with my friends for WT’s homecoming in the new stadium. But there are a number of wonderful things in Canyon besides WTAMU. One of those is Creek House Honey Farm. A little shop and winery where you can sample and buy local honey and other products made with honey

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Mumford and Sons: Dallas, TX

Keltin and I love a good show but typically we go to symphonies and musicals but we changed it up this time and saw Mumford and Sons at the American Airlines Center. The music was fantastic and perfect to sing along to. They opened with Guiding Light and played a nice mix of new and

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Hiking Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

Bear and I had a free Saturday while Keltin did photography and radio for Tarleton sports and I decided the day would be best spent outdoors and in nature. We spent most of the day hiking the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. It is $5 per adult to enter and dogs are welcome as

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Weekend Wanderings: GrapeFest 2019

It has been a while since I have been to a street festival and one of my favorite ones is finally here! I really like GrapeFest because it gives me the chance to try wines that I wouldn’t typically buy along with wondering the festival and listening to a variety of live music. This year

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Hiking Horseshoe Trail – Lake Grapevine

Keltin and I love to get out on the trail and taking Bear out to explore. We also love finding local trails and recently discovered Horseshoe Trail just a few miles from our place. This is a fairly busy hiking and biking trail that gives you plenty of shade and occasional views of the lake.

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Musical Review: Fiddler on the Roof

The 2019 Dallas Summer Musical season has come to an end but it ended with a fantastic show: Fiddler on the Roof. I took Keltin’s mom with me to the show and we both loved it. TRADITION! The show begins with an introduction of the family roles of the community; the papas, the mommas. the

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Hiking Lake Mineral Wells State Park

It has been a while since Keltin and I took Bear on a good hike and we decided to head up to Lake Mineral Wells State Park recently. We go there early to beat the crowds and hopefully the heat. We actually managed fairly well on those two fronts only to nearly drowned in the

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Unexpected Street Art

After hiking at Lake Mineral Wells State Park we explored the actual town a bit. Mineral Wells is probably best well know for the Baker Hotel. A building that towers over the city, a now closed remnant from the 1930’s. We wanted to explore the area a bit and take some photos of the old

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