Paddle or wade

(Click any image to enlarge) Last Friday I wrote about Bob, the Chinese Swan Goose. Although he’s gone, there is always plenty of wildlife in and around the ponds of this North Texas neighborhood. They are generally shy of anyone getting too close, and yet it’s very easy to observe the local ducks, geese, and larger wading birds. I shot […]

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Sights of North Texas

(Click any image to enlarge) We’re enjoying our all-too-short visit with the Big Guy’s parents before we have to hit the road once more and head for home on Saturday. The weather is pretty warm — today’s forecast is for a high of ‘only’ 100°F and 51% humidity — so we’re not spending too much time outdoors except for the […]

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Sportsman’s paradise

You may recall that in previous years I’ve posted photos showing the inside of the Cabela’s store in Fort Worth, Texas, as seen during my late December visits. It’s really impossible to overstate how seriously the folks in Texas feel about fishing and football; and since the Big Guy isn’t into football, we usually end up visiting the giant Cabela’s […]

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Lost in Cabela’s

I’ve written before about visiting the Cabela’s store in Fort Worth. It’s become a bit of a Christimas tradition for the Big Guy to make a stop there to shop for fishing equipment. This year I was surprised to find myself in parts of the store completely new to me — a huge aquarium and a separate alcove that rivals […]

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