Carrizzo Plain Rt. 58, CA

April 5, 2019 – CA State Route 58 in northern Carrizo Plain Part 2 of the California wildflower trip. The Carrizo Plain maybe little known except to photographers and hikers as it is very remote with no services for miles. It is located about 40 miles west and slightly north of Bakersfield, CA. This is…

Fort Worth Stockyards

May 24, 2018 We visited the old stockyards in Fort Worth which are no longer used, but are a tourist attraction with lots of restaurants in the old cattle pens.  Twice a day there is a small long horn cattle drive down the street for the benefit of the tourists.  Between 1866 and 1890, 4…

White Sands National Monument

May 20, 2018 On our way to Dallas, TX, we stopped at White Sands National Monument and stayed over night in nearby Alamogordo, NM.  The white sands are truly a dazzling white in the bright sunshine.  The dunes cover 275 miles in the Chihuahuan Desert and the monument preserves about half of them.  The dunes…