Tag: 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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Hiking Cedar Hill State Park 

In January we visited Cedar Hill Stare Park for a morning of much needed hiking. This is a state park just south of Dallas, Texas on the shore of Joe Pool Lake. For adults the entrance fee is $7 for day use. Children 12 and under are free. The park was not particularly busy the

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Log Cabin Village: Fort Worth, TX

One of my favorite things to do is explore things that are close to home. We all have interesting things around the corner that get overlooked because they seem too tame. I’ve known about the Log Cabin Village in Fort Worth for a while, it’s across the street from the Fort Worth Zoo and near

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Rocky Mountain Road Trip: Texas and New Mexico

Day 1 – Texas The first day’s drive was fairly short and needed to be because we left after work to spend the night with friends in Amarillo. We have both made this drive often as we went to college in the Texas Panhandle. The most direct way to get from DFW to Amarillo is

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