Colorful Lizard Sighting | Friday Favorite

Loved spotting this bright little lizard on my colorful rental in Houston, Texas. Have a beautiful weekend :) Camera: iPhone 6s

Architecture | Week 25 (Project 52)

Being in San Antonio this week and visiting the Missions was a perfect opportunity to enjoy and photograph architecture. I absolutely love the curves, deep texture and worn exterior of Mission San Jose. Goal: Photograph architecture Camera: iPhone 6s

65 Day Road Trip | Week 9

Palo Duro Canyon State Park | Travel

Palo Duro Canyon State Park was a last minute addition to an around the country road trip. When a college friend heard I was planning to spend time in Texas, he immediately suggested stopping by for a few hikes. And so I did :) Be sure to keep an eye on the river crossing over… {read more}

Guadalupe Mountains National Park | Travel (44/556)

Moments before leaving Texas to drive into New Mexico, this stunning view appeared. I knew the next national park on my list was just ahead. Guadalupe Mountains National Park was filled with low clouds throughout my visit, allowing me to pop in and out of the mist. The park is made for exploring by foot,… {read more}

Big Bend National Park | Travel (43/556)

Big Bend National Park on a moody, storm filled day, is quite the experience. Fog and low clouds drifted across the mountains. Rain poured down from the sky and a few of the roads close to the border with Mexico were covered in debris and water. My heart was pounding with excitement and I was… {read more}

Amistad National Recreation Area | Travel (42/556)

Talk about being on the edge of the United States, mostly alone! I spent nearly three hours exploring Amistad National Recreation Area. Aside from the park ranger at the visitor center and border patrol officers, there wasn’t a soul in sight the entire time. Peeking at Mexico, across the Pecos River, was a fun highlight… {read more}

Sam Houston National Forest | Travel (41/556)

Sam Houston National Forest was my final Texas national forest stop. I managed to see all four of the national forests in this great state over the course of 24 hours! Favorite Hikes + Places to Explore Big Creek Scenic Area – contains four loops of the Lone Star Hiking Trail. Double Lake Recreation Area… {read more}

Palo Duro Canyon State Park | iPhone Favorites

Palo Duro Canyon State Park was a last minute add to my cross country road trip. A good friend from college told me it was the Grand Canyon of Texas. Naturally, I had to go :)

Davy Crockett National Forest | Travel (40/556)

My time in Davy Crockett National Forest was brief and refreshing. My legs needed a good stretch and the evening temperatures were lovely. Favorite Hikes + Places to Explore Alabama Creek Wildlife Management Area – a wildlife management area with over 14,000 acres of land. Big Slough Wilderness – perfect for solitude and a primitive… {read more}