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Road Trip Adventures

Llano Earth art Festival (LEAF) 2022

The Llano Earth Art Festival (LEAF) is an annual event held on the Llano River at Grenswiege Park in Llano Texas in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. LEAF hosts a soundstage, an appropriate selection of vendors and the way cool Rock Stacking Championships.

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The Cows of Schulenburg

Schulenburg Texas is a small town at the incenter of a triangle whose points are Houston, Austin and San Antonio. Outside Schulenburg is walkable and cycleble roads that go forever through endless pastures. With Cows.

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What About The Cahokia Mounds?

Cahokia is the greatest example of Mississippian Mound Builder culture. This was once a teeming metropolis of 13 0 18 thousand people, about the same population as 13th century London.

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Gateway Arch National Park

Visited the Gateway Arch National Park on the way south. This was also my first time in St Louis, Missouri., and didn’t get to do any part of SL but that. And it was awesome.

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Closing the Campsite at Lake Williams

Lake Williams gave us a beautiful send-off with a solid week of gorgeous days filled with vibrant colors as we head south for winter. Kong walks and ponders with a few photos to mark the passage of the week.

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Healthy Eats

Blueberry Superfood Glue

Blueberry Glue is a great quick power breakfast that is nutritionally balanced with 22 grams of protein and 13 grams of fiber from yogurt, blueberries and superfood goodness.

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Hiking Trails

Wildflowers

John Atkinson
John Atkinson

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