Real estate in the San Antonio metro area, the foothills of the Texas Hill Country, and on the Guadalupe River. My market area includes the northern half of San Antonio (Alamo Heights, Fort Sam Houston, Shavano Park, Hollywood Park, and Stone Oak) and northeast (Randolph AFB, Universal City, Windcrest, Schertz, and Cibolo) to New Braunfels, Seguin, and Canyon Lake, including Bexar, Guadalupe, and Comal Counties. My blog also covers photography; houses and homes; investments and rental properties; pets and wildlife; birds, butterflies, and flowers in my organic garden; travel; fun stuff; and whatever else takes my fancy.
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Last Sunday, I went to see the restored Sunken Gardens at Brackenridge Park. The gardens used to be one of my favorite places to go, but over the last few years they deteriorated and had to be closed. On March 8, they were reopened, and this was my first chance to go see them.You enter them throu...
Normally, I see the training jets from Randolph AFB swooping over Universal City and Live Oak, and they go a bit farther to the northeast over Schertz, too. The other afternoon, they came right over my house and I went racing outside and managed to get some shots of them from my back yard.I know ...
Here's what's blooming in our back yard so far:Sprightly columbines that did nothing last yearRampant dill, overwhelming the coriander and parsley. The swallowtail caterpillars love itThe three-year-old clematis vine, which suddenly produced the most and largest blooms in its life so farAlong wit...