A Couple of Pictures from Laity Lodge

As you may know, south central Texas has been experiencing extreme drought conditions for the last few months (though we did get 3/4s of an inch of rain at Laity Lodge this week!). Nevertheless, there is still plenty of natural beauty in the Frio Canyon, where Laity Lodge is located. I thought I’d share a [Read More…]

Painted Buntings at Laity Lodge

I thought I’d share a couple of photos I took recently at Laity Lodge. The first is a male Painted Bunting. The second shows the male with his “wife.” These are beautiful birds. [Read more…]

Sunset at Laity Lodge

I thought you’d enjoy this photo of a recent sunset at Laity Lodge. It was taken by my son, Nathan, from a ridge above the Lodge itself. Click on the photo for a larger version. [Read more…]

Texas Wildflowers: The Willow City Loop

As you may be aware, Texas is in an extreme drought this year. Thus, we have seen relatively few wildflowers (though I’m amazed by the fact that quite a few flowers bloomed even with almost no rain for months). In ordinary years, where rainfall is plentiful, the wildflowers are stunning. Last year, my family and [Read More…]