Caddo Lake State Park – Texas

Caddo Lake State Park is located in the piney woods of eastern Texas and is the largest of only a handful of natural lakes in Texas. Caddo Lake covers an area of almost 27,000 acres of bayous, wetlands and backwater which have an average depth of 8 to 10 feet. The distinguishing factor that makes…

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Mission San Jose – Texas

Mission San Jose was founded in 1720 and built on the banks of the San Antonio River just a few miles south of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas. The mission was the largest in the area and contained a population of about 350 people. The mission was protected by a wall around the complex…

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Seabrook’s Painted Pelicans – Texas

I have always been attracted to urban art and urban art is expressed on many types of media. I have already made posts on inner city wall art and on painted doors. This is my first post on painted animals but I have seen several different painted animals in my travels. Many cities have incorporated…

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San Jacinto Monument – Texas

The San Jacinto Monument is located in Houston, Texas, USA and was built on the site of the Battle of San Jacinto where the Texas Army defeated the Mexican Army. The freedom of Texas from Mexico was won in this battle and the battle field site is known as the birthplace of Texas’ independence from…

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American White Ibis – Texas

One of the things that fascinates me the most about birds are all of the different beaks for the different species of birds. I think the Ibis family has one of the strangest beak but it really fits the purpose for how they find their food as it uses its beak to find food in…

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