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Bluer Than the Sky Lake Water

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The reflection of the sky on the lake waters of Brazos Bend State Park in Texas. I was intentionally looking for this scene of reflection to photograph. Different bodies of water have different characteristics, and here at this time, the conditions were such that the reflection looks much bluer than the sky.…

Outdoorsy

Rock Climbing Adventure in Texas

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Serving as a training ground for climbers in Texas preparing to hike mountains across the United States, one would think the Enchanted Rock would be challenging. However,

Photography

Lake Wister State Park in Oklahoma

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Because it was our day off. So my cousins and I went for a drive. Destination – Lake Wister in Oklahoma. Lake Wister is located in the San Bois Mountains on the Poteau River within Ouachita National Forest. The Lake is man-made, constructed as flood control and mitigation/conservation project by the…

Photography

South Padre Island view from the Lighthouse

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Port Isabel Lighthouse Today, only five historic lighthouses are left in the Texas coasts along the Gulf of Mexico. The others that have stood the test of time beaconing light from afar had been damaged or demolished. Of these five lights, only one is open to the public, for a…