A Day Chasing Wildflowers

I planned my route last night, starting from Boerne and heading through the hill country towns to Mason and several of the small towns northeast of Fredericksburg.  I had several fields and roads on my map that I had marked from last year where the bluebonnets were bountiful. We had …

Scouting Wildflowers from Poteet to Devine

I headed South about 10 am today on my annual route to find my favorite wildflower fields down around the Poteet area.  Well…  I was very disappointed this year.  As I suspected, the dry conditions of early spring in this area were not favorable to the wildflowers.  Fields that were …

Pioneer Museum in Fredericksburg Texas

Our Meetup group held an event at the Pioneer Museum in Fredericksburg on Tuesday.  What a great place for a family outing; a great interactive place for kids and many historical buildings and artifacts to see and photograph.  I’ve been to this town many times but didn’t even know this …

Sherwood Forest Fairy Composite

Yesterday I added a post about the Sherwood Forest Faire.  Today, I decided to take four of the images I captured of the fairies and make a composite in a forest setting.  The two background images of the forest are stock images.  The four fairies are images I captures at …

Sherwood Forest Faire

The Sherwood Forest Faire opened yesterday at their beautiful setting in McDade, Texas just 35 miles East of Austin.  While a 2 hour drive for me from San Antonio, this is one of my favorite events each year, and I will probably try to go back at least once during it’s …