There are many benefits of growing cold weather tolerant succulents, both inside the home and outdoors. By now you know I’ve a real fascination with succulents. Above is the Sempervivum ‘Cebenese’ also know as Cobweb Hen and Chicks. Continue reading
Surfing in Austin Texas? Our son was raised in Southern California and grew up surfing. He also authored the book, Surf Stories by Ryen Phillips. A fun read, especially if you enjoy surfing tales. For those of you that enjoy outdoor cooking, he has also written Let’s Talk Outdoor Cooking. It has some great recipes and I especially like his stews. It is available for Kindle at Amazon.
He and his wife moved to Austin, Texas several years ago. They wanted to stay near the water, so they bought a sailboat and began sailing on beautiful Lake Travis. The photo below was taken from their boat. Continue reading
I received these sailing photos this afternoon from our son and daughter-in-law. Looked like a beautiful Austin, Texas afternoon. Perfect for a sunset sail on Lake Travis. In the second photo you can see the color of the setting sun reflected on the sails.
Today while organizing my photos, I came across this one I’d taken last week at the Zilker Botanical Garden in Austin, Texas.
Later I found this photo which I’d taken in a Mission Viejo park.
After finding several more photos of stairs, I began thinking about my fascination with stairs. Continue reading
I’ve been doing a lot of sightseeing lately. I took this photo at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens when I traveled there early last week.
I took the second photo in Santa Monica, California on a photography field trip later that same week.
I’m in Austin Texas this week visiting our son and daughter-in-law. These beautiful sun flowers were waiting for me when I arrived. This has certainly been a time of travel for me and I’m loving it.