2022-08-21 Mustang Island

Mustang Island is one of the long strips of dune islands, or barrier islands off the Gulf Coast of Texas that protect the mainland from the worst fury of the storms that regularly pound through the region. It is one of the smaller of these islands, extending from Port Aransas to Corpus Christi. My visit … Read more

Memories of Port Aransas

I visited the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center next to the Port Aransas Nature Preserve on the last day of February in 2021. I learned there was a popular boardwalk over the freshwater marshes on the property until 2017’s Hurricane Harvey dismantled it beyond use. Not ones to give up easily, Texans rebuild what nature breaks, … Read more