Chisos Mountains

— After a couple of years since our last visit, this past spring we spent a week in Big Bend National Park. We’ve been going to Big Bend NP since 2001, when I... READ MORE

The Pool

— This clearly is a blast from the past — and a good one! Back in 2007, we visited Rocky Mountain National Park a second time. As with many other national parks, this... READ MORE

Praia do Cachorro

— Although Trip Advisor does not list this beach as the most beautiful in the world (Praia do Sancho gets that honor), Praia do Cachorro (Dog’s Beach) is a beautifully secluded beach right... READ MORE

Painted Church

— Anyone who has lived in Texas for a while will have heard of the Fayette County painted churches. Located in central Texas, these churches are within a short drive from Austin and... READ MORE

Apikuni Falls

— I don’t believe I’ll ever get tired of the beauty and diversity found at Glacier National Park. Apikuni Falls is located in the Many Glacier area. It is a short hike (about... READ MORE

HET Telescope

— How beautiful West Texas is! The area is packed with adventure. You can visit the Davis Mountains State Park, the Nature Conservancy’s Davis Mountains Preserve, Fort Davis National Historic Site, the town... READ MORE

Real Teatro di San Carlo

— Located in Naples, Italy, the Real Teatro di San Carlo is a fine example of neoclassical architecture. This Naples opera house is known as the oldest continuously active venue for public opera... READ MORE

The Goose Island Oak

— Nature is resilient; nature is strong. As Texas starts to rebound from the devastating effects of hurricane Harvey, I was taken back to the Big Tree at Goose Island State Park, just... READ MORE