2022-08-14 High Island

I left Kansas with Texas as my destination. The drive required three long days of driving. On the first two days, I covered about 300 miles each day. But the third day was substantially shorter.  The location I planned to begin my Texas stay was at Aransas NWR, a few miles northeast of Corpus Christi. … Read more

2021-03-06 High Island Rookery

I left Galveston on Thursday (2021-03-04) and crossed the bay by ferry on a 2½ mile passage to the Bolivar Peninsula. Back on Terra Firma, I drove 28 miles to High Island. Rising 25 feet above the flat coastal prairie on the peninsula, the force of a large salt dome doom deep below the surface, … Read more