Archive for the 'Nature' Category

Cypress Creek

Posted in Hill Country, Nature, Texas, Water on November 25th, 2016 by judy

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Cypress Creek at Blue Hole, Wimberley

Cypress Creek

Posted in Hill Country, Landscapes, Nature, Texas, Water on October 28th, 2016 by judy

Pre Garden Tour Garden Tour

A view of Cypress Creek in Wimberley… The river and Cypress Creek are two of the many wonderful things about Wimberley. Cypress Creek flows out of Jacob’s Well and increased use of groundwater in the area with the area’s growth threatens our wonderful environment. Water is precious — don’t waste it!

Green Heron

Posted in Animals, Birds, Nature, Texas Coastal Bend on May 22nd, 2016 by judy

Green heron

Found at the Turnbull Birding Center, Port Aransas, TX

Cypress Reflections

Posted in Hill Country, Nature, Texas, Water on May 21st, 2016 by judy

Cypress Reflections

Cypress Creek taken at Blue Hole in Wimberley, processed to convey the mood I felt when I took the photograph.  This is one of the most beautiful places in Wimberley.  Plus, in summer, a swimming hole!

Great Blue Heron Pair in Flight

Posted in Birds, Nature, Texas, Texas Coastal Bend on May 20th, 2016 by judy

Great BLue Heron Pair in Flight

This photo of a pair of Great Blue Herons was taken at the endangered rookery near Goose Island State Park, near Rockport, TX

Cypress Knees

Posted in Hill Country, Nature, Texas on May 10th, 2016 by judy

Cypress Knees at Aquarena Springs

Cypress Knees at Aquarena Springs, Spring 2011

Antelope Horns Milkweed

Posted in Flowers and Plants, Hill Country, Nature, Texas on April 30th, 2016 by judy

Antelope Horns Milkweed

This is Antelope Horns Milkweed, a favorite food for monarch butterflies.

Cypress Creek at Blue Hole in Spring

Posted in Hill Country, Landscapes, Nature, Texas, Water on April 24th, 2016 by judy

Cypress Creek at Blue Hole

Yesterday was a perfect day for Arts Fest and Blue Hole was at its very best.

Carved Stump in Cypress Creek

Posted in Hill Country, Nature, Uncategorized, Water on April 24th, 2016 by judy

Stump Carving on Cypress Creek

I walked the trail along Cypress Creek from the bridge in Wimberley yesterday and found this stump carving. It was a beautiful day and the reflections in the water were wonderful.

Bluebonnets with Paintbrush

Posted in Flowers and Plants, Nature, Texas on March 16th, 2016 by judy

Bluebonnets and Paintbrush

Lots of paintbrush and some bluebonnets on TX 80 west of San Marcos and thence on 183 on the way to Rockport.  Spring has sprung!