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SNOW at the Padilly Homestead!

Snow is a VERY RARE occurrence in my part of Texas, but on December 8, 2017, we were treated to more that just the typical dusting of snow! And, rumor has it, it could snow again around Christmas!!! 🙂 Anyone who knows Mrs. Padilly,…

Prada Marfa, Texas

I recently visited the town of Marfa in the Big Bend region of Texas, which by the way, is well over 600 miles from my homestead in East Texas. To give you some perspective, that is equal to driving from Marfa, Texas all the way…

Mrs. Padilly Rocks

Getting ready for a trip to Big Bend Country, and made this collection of “souvenir” rocks to leave along the way. Maybe you will find one?

Weekly Photo Challenge: The Road Taken

If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try. ~ Seth Godin ~ Bachelor Loop: Creede, Colorado Every once in a while we take a road we wish we didn’t, but once we make it to the other side, we realize it…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beneath Your Feet

Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground. ~ Theodore Roosevelt ~ Enchanted Rock State Park, Fredericksburg, Texas One of my favorite hikes in Texas is to the top of Enchanted Rock, the star attraction at Enchanted Rock State Park near…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Inspiration

NO WATER, NO LIFE. NO BLUE. NO GREEN. ~ Sylvia Earle ~ C-Horse Anchored on Lake Conroe, Texas It’s somewhat ironic that water is my inspiration since, at the age of five, they pulled my lifeless body from a lake and revived it; my…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Half & Half

TWO HALVES TO BASTROP STATE PARK Campsite at Bastrop State Park, Texas, showing burnt section just behind our trailer At first glance it might appear this campsite, full of tall loblolly pines, was merged in the editing room with a photo of a forest destroyed by…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Envelope

MRS. PADILLY’S HAPPY PLACE Like the shell of an egg, enveloped around the chic awaiting its first adventure, my little brown egg Free Range provides comfort and safety during my travel adventures. Inspired by Weekly Photo Challenge: Envelope

Weekly Photo Challenge: Forces of Nature

A Texas “Pop-up” Thunderstorm Lake Conroe, Texas A pop-up thunderstorm developing over the north side of Lake Conroe, Texas, April 2015. INSPIRED BY WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: Forces of Nature

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