February 1, 2013
Brown pelicans in the surf at St. Joe Island.

Birds of St. Joe Island

San Jose Island is well known for its incredible opportunities for beachcombing and shelling. It is also a place to view shorebirds — Brown Pelicans, Snowy Egrets, Great Blue Herons, Cormorants, Seagulls, Ruddy Turnstones, Royal Terns and more.
May 27, 2011
Omelette with fries and avocado.

Fresh & Fit—and Breakfast All Day—at Mimi’s Cafe

The hubster and I were looking for a place to eat last Saturday that was between Ikea and the Round Rock Outlet Mall, and it needed […]
January 28, 2011
House decorated for Christmas

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History – Home

I grew up in the small Southeast Texas Gulf Coast city of Groves, which is outside of Port Arthur. This home is therefore my entry for […]
April 15, 2009

Beauty, Peace and Enlightenment at Shangri La Gardens

Inspired by the 1933 book Lost Horizon, Texas timber baron and philanthropist Lutcher Stark had a vision of creating his own Shangri La — a place […]