Tag Archives: Texas

The Little Eyes of Texas

Hiding in plain sight the little eyes of Texas suddenly, I see! When I first moved to San Antonio, I did not realize that I was surrounded by the little eyes of Texas. I actually thought I was alone, until … Continue reading

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Hot Texas Summer Sun

Rocks glowing beneath fire-breathing dragon hot Texas summer sun. The temperature for this area is predicted to reach 105 degrees (Fahrenheit) today, and I can already hear the hot sun hissing on the horizon. Luckily, last winter, we had Emilio Ramirez … Continue reading

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Grasshopper Camouflage

Standing motionless surrounded by old brown grass baking in the sun, how did you notice me and my perfect grasshopper summer camouflage? ~ms I saw the grasshopper from a distance, in spite of its clever camouflage,  because its long legs … Continue reading

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Virginia to Texas through Hail and High Water

Illuminated by lightning striking darkness followed by thunder, Gulf Coast toad shivers drips falling on the threshold of an unknown door. When wild winds blow and rain falls sideways, normal vanishes and new directions appear.   ~ms Considering everything that I … Continue reading

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