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Sunday, November 09, 2008
We Really Do Have Hills
It is a beautiful day. These are the days I've longed for all during our relentlessly hot summer. I know what you're thinking and you're right. It's always hot in Texas in the summer. However, this summer was a record-breaker, and there were times it seemed it would never cool off. It has, and the fact that we can actually turn off the a.c. and open the windows is a huge blessing.

Walking is becoming a lot more pleasant too. I was thinking about the post I did on our walk. A few of you were surprised that we have hills here so I thought I would show you a few pictures of what it looks like just "down the road a piece". I hope you enjoy them. I love riding along these roads

We have spent many happy hours at this state park. It was the place our son always picked to have his July 4th birthday party!

This is the road we traveled when we went camping a couple of Thanksgivings ago.

See - we really do have hills!

All of these beautiful photos are courtesey of flickr.


  posted at 12:17 PM

At 1:54 PM, Blogger Dawn said...

Wow, you really do have lovely hills - I had no idea. Beautiful pictures.

At 2:56 PM, Blogger Abbasgirl said...

I'm so glad I'm a Texan. (even though I have to drive a couple of hours to be in the hills)

At 5:53 PM, Blogger grammy said...

I can't remember if I commented or not, but I wanted to say I liked the pics. I have never been to Texas. Have a great week.

At 6:52 PM, Blogger Laurel Wreath said...

Beautiful pictures!!

At 11:10 PM, Blogger Diane@Diane's Place said...

You live in a beautiful part of God's world, Linda.

Hope you have a great new week! :o)

Love and hugs,


At 9:13 AM, Blogger Linds said...

I do believe that it is your BIRTHDAY today!! Pea let the cat out of the bag, so I am here to say Happy Birthday, my sweet friend! Have a wonderful day!

At 9:47 AM, Blogger Tammy said...

Those are beautiful pictures! I love the state park photo. My dad was born and raised in Texas, but he said it was mostly flat where he lived. When my husband and I were first married we had to drive across country to our new home in VA...I had never been to Texas so we stopped in my dad's hometown to camp for the night and it was so desolate! But this is proof that Texas can also be beautiful!

And a little bird told me (her name is Pea!) that it's your birthday today?
A very, very happy birthday to you, dear Linda!

At 2:10 PM, Blogger Sandi said...

What beauty God has created with those hills.

At 2:49 PM, Blogger Dawn said...

Hey, glad somebody told us it's your birthday! Looks like you've passed me by again for this year --

At 4:19 PM, Blogger Jess said...

Hi Linda..thanks so much for your visit and kind comment on my blog.
I have really enjoyed my visit to you!

What beautiful pics!

I have added you to my blogroll and I will be back soon!
Have a great week,
Love Jess

At 10:00 PM, Blogger PEA said...

Happy Birthday to you
Happy Birthday to you
Happy Birthday dear Linda
Happy Birthday to youuuuuu!!!

I hope you've had a wonderful day, my friend.

Such gorgeous pictures of all those hills...such beautiful scenery!! xoxo

At 5:40 PM, Blogger Nancy said...

I love the photos and you do have beautiful hills in Texas. Thanks for sharing them.

I hope you had a Happy Birthday and I hope you have MANY more! BLESSINGS!

At 11:57 PM, Blogger Alycia said...

Hi Linda, I wanted to thank you so very much for your sweet comment and for the prayers of your husband and yourself, for my family and husband. It means the world to us to know that there are people praying for us, for our children, for Ron's safety. I pray God continues to bless you for your loving kindness.

The pictures you shared are beautiful! I miss the wide open spaces of America! Also, I wish you a very Happy Birthday!!


At 8:17 PM, Blogger Hill upon Hill said...

I love hills. It is nice to meet you.

At 2:57 PM, Blogger Leslie said...

Hi Linda,
The state park reminds me of Guadelupe. Am I close? My sister lives in New Braunfels...and I wish I lived further south and closer to her. I love the slower pace she enjoys in NB.

Your pictures are beautiful! I love how open the skies are and how rugged the country side is. big sigh


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