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Rock-Oak-Deer · 1W ago

Snow in South Texas!

Snow happens in San Antonio but it's pretty rare.  Even more rare is snow in December with just six November-December snowfalls recorded since 1895.  We've always thought wrapping snowflake ...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1W ago

Wildlife Wednesday: December 2017

The first Wednesday of December brings Wildlife Wednesday hosted by Tina at My gardener says.... which provides an opportunity to show some of my garden visitors during November and early De...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 3W ago

On the door for Thanksgiving

     Happy Thanksgiving!Warm holiday greetings at the front doorThe grapevine wreath basket has been filled with pansies and draped with foraged spanish moss for its return to the front door...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 3W ago

Scene on the Street for Thanksgiving Week

Let's start off this holiday week with an impressive display I spotted from my car a few weeks ago."Whoa!  That's nice!"  Even though I was in a hurry I had to stop for a minute.Cornucopia, ...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 3W ago

Golden hour in The Briscoe Western Art Museum garden

We were invited to an evening reception in the McNutt Sculpture Garden at the Briscoe Western Art Museum.  The event was sponsored by San Antonio Water Systems (SAWS) and we made a point of ...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1M ago

Veteran's Day 2017: A rare license plate

With so many veterans living in San Antonio, known as Military City USA, license plates indicating the driver is a veteran are a common sight.  This veteran's license plate stands out above ...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1M ago

Exploring Lori Daul's Foliage-filled Garden

While I was in Austin over the weekend to tour gardens as part of the Garden Conservancy Open Days Austin tour I spent some time Lori Daul's garden.  Lori's garden wasn't on tour that day bu...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1M ago

Haunting Magnolia Pearl

The look of it always draws me in.  Magnolia Pearl, a shop just east of Fredericksburg, looks so cool from the highway that I must stop.  Every time.Appears almost as a haunted house tucked ...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1M ago

Día de Los Muertos

Día de Los Muertos, a day to remember departed loved ones, is a big celebration in San Antonio with festivities known as Muertosfest held the last weekend in October.  The remembrance actual...
Rock-Oak-Deer · 1M ago

Wildlife Wednesday November 2017

It's November 1st and a Wednesday which means it's time for Wildlife Wednesday.   This wonderful meme provides a look at wildlife in blogger's gardens on the first Wednesday of each month an...