Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ribbit, Ribbit Everywhere!

Rayne, Louisiana: The Frog Capital of the World I decided to stop by to check some frogs in Rayne on the spur of the moment thing after I left from Baton Rouge.  The first thing I noticed is that sign … Continue reading

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The World’s Smallest Catholic Church-Warrenton, Texas

I was driving on the way home from Galveston on Hwy 71, I decided on the spur of the moment, off the highway onto Texas 237 to Warrenton, about 11 miles away. I heard about the smallest church about a … Continue reading

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Learning to Fly – Milwood Branch Library

Learning to Fly, 1997 Milwood Branch Library These 5 painted steel sculptures on limestone boulders. A group of children at play, their arms stretched out to catch the wind, their faces turned to the sun, evoke the sense of community, … Continue reading

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Giant Spider Sculpture – Austin, Texas

A 23-ft. high giant spider named Arachnophilia by sculptor Dixie Friend Gay. It’s located at the Southwest Greenway at Mueller Development (former site of old airport) Manor Road and Berkman Drive. Look carefully, may not be easily seen from the road. … Continue reading

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Road Attractions Back Home From Big Bend

March 13, 2013.  Rest Area. Near Bakersfield. I was dead stone in the back of the car.  I didn’t feel cold or hot overnight.  I was exhausted.  I woke up at 9ish.  I felt the movements of trucks and cars … Continue reading

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Santa Elena Canyon Overlook

March 12, 2013. The Last of Four-Part Series. Santa Elena Canyon. Jackrabbits. Javelinas. Crazy Deep-End Curves. Now, I’m glad it’s the last part of the BIG Bend National Park that covers 801,163 acres that is what I was hurrying up to drive … Continue reading

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Chisos Mountains – Big Bend National Park

March 12, 2013. Third of Four-Part Series Off to the destination to Chisos Mountains. To the west. Oh, There are many turn-offs to various unpaved roads along the way.  I decided to make a short turn off onto Dugout Wells, about … Continue reading

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