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Marilyn Kircus
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On the Hunt for Choke Canyon State Park Birds
Birds are in VERY short supply in all the places I've visited in both Louisiana and Texas. Choke Canyon State Park,  near Three Rivers, Texas, was no different, and the kinds and numbers of birds were both way down. Instead of seeing nearly seventy species ...

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Plan B was Very Good
February 5, 2017 I drove a little over an hour down to New Orleans to visit the Botanical Garden there. To get the most bang for my gas buck, I left early, planning to visit City Park which houses an art museum and the Botanical Gardens. I arrived around 7:...

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A Little Swamp Fix
I have never spent this much  time in Louisiana without going out exploring somewhere in my canoe. And every little trip I take, I have to cross water that I KNOW holds more beauty than does the land. Finally I got so frustrated that I signed up for the Hon...

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The Trees of New Orleans City Park
February 5, 2017 On a visit to City Park in New Orleans, I fell in love all over again with the beautiful live oaks in the early morning light. I would like to share them with you.  Walking under the shade of the live oaks, gives one a very special peaceful...

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A Visit to Walter Anderson Museum of Art
February 1, 2017 One of the places that I want to paddle to is Horn Island, a barrier island off the coast of Mississippi., near Ocean Springs. It's been on my bucket list since the 1980's and Hulin and other paddling have told me stories about their trips ...

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The War of the Seasons
January 23, 2017 Yes, I know, the calendar says it's winter, but when I'm wearing my shorts and T-shirt, it's hard to tell.  I'm pretty sure winter got here, early this month, when we had two nights of twenty-three degrees. And the natives ran to the store ...

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Best Christmas Gifts: Paddleless Christmas Bird Count
I had to go back to Houston for a few social events, a haircut, and a visit to my surgeon.  Christmas bird counts were still going on and I ALMOST got around to looking the dates up, when I got an email from my friend and leader of several parts of several ...

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Best Christmas Gifts: Adventure Three
December 21, 2016 Disclaimer: This is going to be long. I had hundreds of pictures and these are the fewest I could not give up.  My last adventure with Steve and Charie  (you'll have to read the previous posts if you are in the dark here) was a visit to th...

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Best Christmas Gifts: Adventure Three
December 21, 2016 Disclaimer: This is going to be long. I had hundreds of pictures and these are the fewest I could not give up.  My last adventure with Steve and Charie  (you'll have to read the previous posts if you are in the dark here) was a visit to th...

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Best Christmas Gifts- Adventure Two
December 20, 2016 I continued my first day with Steve and Chari, with a drive to Thibodaux to visit the another of the six Jean Lafitte National Park sites, the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center. Since we finished out Chalmette tour in late morning, we figur...
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