Hiking El Capitan

A year ago, MLB and I hiked to the top of Guadalupe Peak, which at 8,700′ and change is the highest point in Texas. We were exceedingly fortunate in that the weather was beautiful — clear, calm and cool — something that cannot be counted on in that part of the country during this time… Continue reading Hiking El Capitan

Texas in Bloom

We just returned from our annual bicycle trek through the Texas Hill Country. I hope to have a more detailed report complete with photos later this week. I was reminded of just how beautiful this country can be when blessed with a decent amount of rainfall. The 300 miles between Midland and Fredericksburg (we take… Continue reading Texas in Bloom

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Texas Hill Country Report…

I’m back from an extended weekend of bicycling through the Texas Hill Country, specifically around Fredericksburg and Kerrville. We put 135 miles on the longbike in three days, not much in bike touring terms, but considering some of the terrain we encountered, we were happy with our accomplishments. I’ve decided that biking the Hill Country… Continue reading Texas Hill Country Report…