Waxahachie, TX ~ The historic MKT Depot is located at 501 S. Rogers St. Waxahachie, TX 75165. Restoration was completed in 2010. Prior to that the depot was a stop on the Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) rail line until 1964, primarily hauling cotton to local markets. Boyce Feed Store is located across the street from the depot. The feed store sells what you would expect (animal feed), but also has very cute shabby chic home decor and country ready clothing.
Robstown, TX ~ If you have ever lived in south Texas, you know that there are only two seasons: hot (summer) and muggy/rainy (winter). Usually there isn’t much to be desired about the rainy season; mud everywhere and mosquitoes the size of hummingbirds. The one thing that is nice about this time of year is watching the sky turn beautiful colors before and after a storm. I captured these photos while driving home one afternoon. Half were taken near the Richard […]
Lubbock, TX ~ The Lubbock Lake Landmark is an archeological and natural history preserve. No actual lake exists here, but an attempt to create one in the 1930’s revealed artifacts of inhabitants spanning nearly 12,000 years. The sculptures below are said to be reconstructed from bones found here. You can observe actual digs, and even participate in some. This is a fascinating place!
Artesia, NM ~ If you are a David Bowie fan, check out the movie “The Man Who Fell to Earth.” It was filmed in Artesia and surrounding areas, which is one of the reasons we decided to visit. The town isn’t very large, but it has tons of character and many historical elements.