Franklin Mountain

Franklin Mountains State Park, Texas

Paso del Norte One doesn’t often associate El Paso, Texas with great natural beauty, but it’s there if you look for it. Tired of spending time in the city, we…

Animals Inside Out

Have you ever seen “Animals Inside Out?”

  The “Animals Inside Out Exhibit” Having visited the “Bodies” exhibit in Atlanta last year, when we saw that “Animals Inside Out” was currently in Dallas we figured it would…

Dinosaur Valley State Park

Retracing Dinosaur Tracks in Texas

Dinosaur tracks from several species have been found over the years in Dinosaur Valley State Park. The unique geological history of the area, and later preservation by the Paluxy River…

Twitter hashtags for travel

Twitter Hashtags for Travelers

Twitter chats are a way for people to share ideas and opinions on a theme in real time. Participating is simple. Just log in to your Twitter account and search…


Movember Inspired Manly Bucket List

  Movember, aka November, started when 30 manly men in Melbourne, Australia decided they would grow their crumb catchers for the entire month of November.  The goal was to raise…


Mirrored Reflections

Inspired by this weeks Friday Photos (#frifotos) theme “Mirror” we got to thinking about all the beautiful reflections we’ve seen on our travels.  From mountains in lakes to mirrored man-made…


How Do You Barbecue?

A Survey in Barbecue Barbecue, barbeque or BBQ, all pronounced the same [bahr-bi-kyoo], but in the food and eating world this topic has many definitions that can spark heated debate….

copper kettle diving machine

History of Diving Museum

Being avid SCUBA divers, the History of Diving Museum was a site not to be missed on our way down to Key West.  Founded by Drs. Joe and Sally Bauer,…

Dulce de Leche Cone.  Courtesy of Alpha.

Sweets, Treats, and No Tricks

In honor of Halloween, we’ve put together a post in celebration of sweets from around the world. Of course there are far to many to mention, so we stuck to…

Zippy Turtle Hospital

A Hospital for Turtles

We love turtles . . . If you all hadn’t noticed, we’re big turtle fans!  Traditional symbols of wisdom, longevity, steadfastness and patience, the turtle is a careful observer, and…