The weather where I live has been so wonderful lately. I love the fall in Texas. The mild temps and bright sunny days make me feel so happy and blessed. In the heat of summer it’s difficult to find the desire to sit on the porch and notice the little things in life. It’s so easy to miss so much of this beautiful place when it’s hot.
When fall rolls around, in addition to sitting on the porch and just watching God’s amazing critters, Ranae and I also enjoy road trips. We especially like the Sunday drives through God’s Country… Texas. This past weekend we decided to take in a bit of Texas history as well. We traveled to the Washington on The Brazos State Park.
This place is truly amazing. It’s the plantation home of The Republic of Texas’ 4th (and last) President, Dr. Anson Jones. There is a replica of Independence Hall, where the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed as well. Workers wear period dress and raise a variety of crops and animals in the same way as they did back in the 1830’s. The museum, operated by Blinn College, is incredible as well. I highly encourage you to take your family to see this wonderful part of Texas History. Continue reading