Day 157: Davis Mountains State Park, TX Sunny and mild. On our way to Big Bend Ranch State Park we drove through 50 miles of this, Rio Grande on our right, Mexico beyond. There is no border wall here. The ranger at the park said the terrain is too rough to attempt an illegal crossing... Continue Reading →
Day 156: Davis Mountains State Park , TX Sunny and cool. Once again I judged something too quickly. I wasn’t interested in visiting an old fort named for Confederate President Jefferson Davis. We were driving by on our way to the library when I noticed how nice the fort’s buildings looked in the morning sun.... Continue Reading →
Day 155: Licon Dairy, San Elizorio, TX Sunny and cool. We bought some asadero cheese at the Licon Dairy, just made this morning, and made quesadillas for breakfast. This is a white, mild, melting cheese that makes a very nice quesadilla. The Licon Dairy was a very pleasant place to spend the night. We visited... Continue Reading →
Asadero Cheese Quesadilla. Quick, one pan, easy cleanup snack. Topping with salsa and sour cream is a killer.
Day 154: Guadalupe Mountains National Park, TX Sunny in the east, dark clouds in the west, and extremely windy. The sun won out. The rain stayed over the mountains. But the wind was the chief weather concern. A Sobering EventWe had just left the Frijoles Ranch, still in the Guadalupe Mountains National Park, when around... Continue Reading →
Day 153: Brantley Lake State Park, NM Cloudy, windy and chilly. Well, using the mobile hotspot on the last night of our plan did not work, because our plan is still on Michigan time. So we watched movies until midnight, but the plan changed over at 10 PM, and now I’ve already used 25% of... Continue Reading →