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Cadillac Ranch
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Cadillac Ranch - Got Spray Paint?

9/366: Cadillac Ranch - Got Spray Paint? Did you remember to bring your spray paint when you visited Cadillac Ranch?  We forgot, but got to witness many many people in the process of spray painting funny designs, Disney characters and leaving…
Midpoint Cafe and Truck
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Midpoint Cafe

8/366: Midpoint Cafe Another shot of Midpoint Cafe along historic Route 66 with the iconic truck outside that has been signed by travelers along Route 66.  This place was closed when we went through in November.  Hopefully when we go back…
Historic Route 66 Cafe
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Historic Route 66 Cafe

7/366: Historic Route 66 Cafe A Historic Route 66 Cafe sign taken at the Route 66 midpoint, half way between Los Angeles and Chicago.  The cafe is still in existence and they are known for their delicious pies. The sky perfectly adds drama…
Dogleg Canyon - Black and White
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Dogleg Canyon - Black and White

310/365: Dogleg Canyon - Black and White A re-edit of Dogleg Canyon in Black and White taken at Colorado Bend State Park.  See the original and read the story of the adventure to get here.
Rock Hole
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Rock Hole

307/365: Rock Hole I was fascinated with this rock hole and the way the water flowed back and forth.  Photo taken at Colorado Bend State Park down by Gorman Falls at the Colorado River.
Mudcracks
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Mudcrack

306/365: Mudcrack Mudcracks (also known as desiccation cracks or mud cracks) are sedimentary structures formed as muddy sediment dries and contracts. Crack formation also occurs in clayey soils as a result of a reduction in water content. Mudcracks…
The Milky Way
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Our Galaxy - The Milky Way

304/365: Our Galaxy - The Milky Way To end October I will post one last Milky Way photograph.  I loved this experience so much that each time I post I am brought back to this wonderful memory.  I hope you have enjoyed the photos as much…
Gorman Falls - Colorado Bend State Park
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Gorman Falls

303/365: Gorman Falls A composite of 3 images of Gorman Falls at Colorado Bend State Park to give a better idea of the size and beauty of the falls.   Reaching Gorman Falls, the park’s main attraction, takes a 1.5-mile-long hike through…
Photography of The Milky Way
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Photographing The Milky Way

302/365: Photographing The Milky Way Photographing The Milky Way has got to be one of the most awesome subjects I have taken a photograph of.  The abundant beauty that is seen when shooting the Milky Way is beyond words.  The photograph…
Camping Under The Milky Way
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Camping Under The Milky Way

299/365: Camping Under The Milky Way It doesn't get much better than this... camping under the Milky Way. Star-gazing all night.  The stars shining brightly like a diamond you cannot take your eyes off the wonder majestic surroundings at…
Waterfalls at Colorado Bend State Park
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Backcountry Waterfalls

297/365: Backcountry Waterfalls Backcountry Waterfalls at Colorado Bend State Park.  The backcountry where nature rules and humans are just spectators.
Person Relaxing on the Colorado River
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These Are The Days

296/365: These Are The Days These are the days by the sparkling river His timely grace and our treasured find These are the days now that we must savour And we must enjoy as we can These are the days that will last forever You've got…
Dogleg Canyon Colorado Bend State Park
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Dogleg Canyon - Colorado Bend State Park

295/365: Dogleg Canyon - Colorado Bend State Park Our reward after hiking Cedar Chopper Loop and Dogleg Canyon trails at Colorado Bend State Park, a beautiful canyon with a gorgeous view of the surrounding area. Dogleg trail was not easy…
Gorman Falls meets the Colorado River Colorado Bend State Park
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Meet Me At The River

294/365: Meet Me At The River The natural meeting of Gorman Falls and the Colorado River at Colorado Bend State Park in Texas.  Beautiful, majestic, breathable, natural, peaceful... all words to describe listening to the falls flow into the…
Gorman Falls Hike Colorado Bend State Park
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Gorman Falls - Colorado Bend State Park

293/365: Gorman Falls - Colorado Bend State Park A smaller portion of Gorman Falls at Colorado Bend State Park.  This is the area where the falls flow into the Colorado River.   Another fun capture using a longer shutter speed to capture…
Spicewood Springs Colorado Bend State Park
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Spicewood Springs

292/365: Spicewood Springs Taking a cool dip in Spicewood Springs at Colorado Bend State Park.  The water was beautiful and crystal clear.
Gorman Falls - Colorado Bend State Park
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Gorman Falls

291/365: Gorman Falls Gorman Falls at Colorado Bend State Park.  The falls did not have much water flowing, but I still managed to get this shot using a longer shutter speed to show the movement of what water there was.  The falls are 60-feet…
The Milky Way over the Colorado River
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Our Galaxy - The Milky Way

290/365: Our Galaxy - The Milky Way Our galaxy, the milky way, showing it's beautiful colors and amazing vastness. Looking at this makes me realize how small we are, how big our world is and how beautiful and complex life is.  To understand…
Colorado River Sunset
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Colorado River Sunset

289/365: Colorado River Sunset Colorado River Sunset.  This was about 20 feet from our campsite.  Absolutely beautiful. If you have never been to Colorado Bend State Park, add it to your list of places to visit.  The river adds a nice reflection…
Milky Way in Texas
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The Milky Way in Texas

288/365: The Milky Way in Texas The last 48 hours - Off the grid, star gazing, camping, hiking, biking swimming in the river, finding waterfalls and canyons, cooling off in fresh springs and watching the Milky Way!
Off The Grid
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Off The Grid

287/365: Off The Grid I'm ready to go off the grid with you. Get lost with me, in the trees.. following the butterflies.  Get lost with me, under the trees... finding our way with the fireflies.