Lost Maples State Park

History Lost Maples State Natural Area covers 2,174.2 scenic acres in Bandera and Real counties, north of Vanderpool on the Sabinal River. Acquired by purchase from private owners in 1973 … Continue Reading →


Nursing the Bottle

Nursing the Bottle This is a continuation of my opinion post “Drink from the Hose and Live a Long Life”. We will start with a little data compiled regarding plastic … Continue Reading →


Enchanted Rock

I know you are waiting for the follow-up on plastic bottles.  I’m still researching so I can give you an informed opinion.  In the meantime, please enjoy this post about my favorite … Continue Reading →

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Drink From the Hose and Live a Long Life

Bottled Water; Spring Water; Mineral Water; “Smart” Water; Vitamin Water. What ever happened to drinking from the hose?  Did our public water sources get polluted?  Did our public utilities stop … Continue Reading →

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Camping and Hiking

Just some pictures of our Camping trip.  Not much to say here other than it was not hot.  The nights were cool and the days were mild. We did see … Continue Reading →

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Seminole Canyon

 History Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site in Val Verde County, west of Comstock, contains 2172.5 acres; the park was acquired by purchase from private owners in 1973 – … Continue Reading →