Pedernales Falls State Park

We bought a Texas State Park pass - so we’re doing a small series on the parks we’ve used it at.


Located an hour west of Austin in Johnson City, on the banks of the Pedernales River, Pedernales Falls State Park offers:

  • 69 Campsites as well as primitive (hike-in) sites
  • Hiking and...

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McKinney Falls State Park

We’re doing a small series on state parks in Texas. This first entry is about McKinney Falls State Park in Austin, TX.


McKinney Falls is the only state park we know of that’s actually within the city limits of a big city - Austin, in this case.

Located on the south side of Austin,...

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Texas Wildflower Bloom

It’s spring in Texas and the wildflowers are bloomin’!

We’re not botanists. We know the blue ones are Bluebonnets and the red ones are Indian Paintbrush - but the rest you are on your own for…;)

All photos taken at Mother Neff State Park in Moody, TX.

Is Instagram Killing Our Community?

On March 15, Instagram shared its plan to make changes to our IG feeds:

You may be surprised to learn that people miss on average 70 percent of their feeds. As Instagram has grown, it’s become harder to keep up with all the photos and videos people share. This means you often don’t see...

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The Power of Rushing Water

The power of rushing water
Draws me closer to the edge
Sitting there precariously
Balancing on the ledge
The power of rushing water
No one can resist
It makes me wonder why
Some don’t believe You exist

The power of rushing water
Assures me of Your creation
Never was there a God so near

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