Tag: Texas

Whooping Crane in the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

Whooping Crane Morning

In early December, I drove to Rockport, Texas.   Mission: to visit Whooping Cranes in their winter home. I met Captain Kevin Sims the next morning, just before sunrise, and we headed out on Aransas Bay towards the marsh and the cranes. The Whooping Crane is one of the most […]

What is it about Big Bend?

“According to Apache legend, after creating the universe, the Great Spirit tossed a large pile of leftover boulders and debris on the Big Bend.” “Oh, so you’ve been to Big Bend . . .” Yes. I’ve been so many times that I have lost count. I was married in Marathon, […]