In July, I hop into my Ford Mustang, taking 2 days to drive 22 hours to Texas to visit family and friends for a couple of weeks. Ironically, I drive through Utah, Colorado and New Mexico without seeing a State Highway Patrol; yet, a few minutes into Texas and this is the first sighting of many.....
I thought my radar detector was going to burn out this day! Watch out when you get near Memphis, Texas !!!!
Below are scenes of North Texas in the Panhandle.
This sign is at a rest area. It is wise to heed its advise.
Northeast Texas (East Texas) is the area I was born and raised. This year's drought is very severe like I have never seen! While the pastures grasses are dried up and extremely crunchy, it is still very beautiful with some gently rolling hills and trees. Here are some scenes near my family farm in Omaha, Texas.
The Texas Wine industry is beginning to strive. Wineries are popping up around the area so I had to stop and try a little vino!
Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards has an excellent restaurant, great music on the weekends, lovely facilities and a variety of wines. Check them out if you are ever in the area of Pittsburg, Texas. http://www.lospinosranchvineyards.com
My Mountain Green adventures go to the Texas coast in the next post.