After I had completed the lower “half” of the trail, I was eager to do the top half. I found few accounts of other’s adventures, but one suggested some obstacles, which made me a bit concerned. I was reluctant to do this byContinue reading “Buffalo Bayou Paddling Trail: Terry Hershey Park to Woodway Memorial Park”
How did we get here? I’d wanted to hike the Eagle Rock Loop in early January with buddies Vance and Max, but it didn’t happen. Vance and I managed to arrange the Grand Loop starting February 10th, a 3-day, 2-night, 30-mile loop followingContinue reading “Hiking Through a Forest Fire on The LSHT Grand Loop”
Tomorrow night is a full moon, so tonight was a warm up with Drone and Lightroom. We will see what tomorrow brings!
Before everything went digital, Janet used to create inspiring scrapbooks of our adventures. They sit on the shelf, occasionally brought out for some fantastic memories, but there remains the nagging concern that they are not “backed up.” While a digital copy cannot doContinue reading “Scanning Scrapbooks (and more)”
This is a quick description of how I shot the sunrise photos I posted separately. Most of the work is done by a DJI Mini 2 drone and in Adobe’s Lightroom software, both of which I am quite new to. This was myContinue reading “How I Shot the Sunrise With My Drone”
Waking up this morning before dawn to catch the sunrise, my first thought went to Louisiana as Hurricane Ida bears down on them. My photo feed yesterday brought back memories of Harvey, and there are many comparisons between Ida and Katrina which madeContinue reading “Sunrise Over Downtown Houston”
This post is about Samuel’s 3-4 years spent in scouts. Hopefully you will like the photos and stories, and get an appreciation of what scouts is about and what it takes to advance. It all started in January 2016 with our first campoutContinue reading “Samuel’s Scouting Journey”
My 16-year-old son Samuel and I completed this loop over 11 nights/12 days in the summer of 2021. The daily adventures are captured in other blog posts on this site. This post aims to provide background in the hope that it might guideContinue reading “Reflections on the Collegiate Loop”
Our last day of the loop. The weather was kind, but an unexpected detour briefly dampened spirits. We were not going to let is get us down: Up at 5. There had been beautiful stars and moon earlier. Tent was very wet butContinue reading “Collegiate Loop Day 12 – Hunt Lake to Monarch Crest”
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