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This Weekend: Plan A – Jalapeno Dove Poppers, Plan B – Dinner at the Flagship Whataburger

In honor of dove season which kicks off this Friday here in south Texas we thought we would throw out a new recipe idea and we even found a bunch of wonderful ones here. But then it happened.  Just the … Continue reading

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When hunting, keep the tradition alive and leave no trace behind

Say the word “conservationist” and most people automatically associate it with the typical outdoor types: hikers, cyclists, climbers, birders…Hunters rarely make the mainstream list. (Unless of course you’re a hunter, then it’s at the very top.) Yet hunters have a … Continue reading

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An African hunt in Texas: The wildebeest, a lion’s feast

Rest assured we don’t have any lions out here at Rancho Las Norias, but we do have a growing herd of wildebeests that go about their day snorting and shuffling through our fields of native grasslands. The wildebeest, a member … Continue reading

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We remember. We will never forget.

On the 10th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack against our country, we remember and pray for the innocent victims that perished on that tragic day. We pray for the loved ones they left behind. And, we gratefully pray for the men … Continue reading

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No fires in south Texas, but all it takes is one little spark so please be careful

Texas is on fire.  According to The Associated Press (via NPR.org) “more than 180 fires… have erupted in the past week across Texas, marking one of the most devastating wildfire outbreaks in state history. The fires have destroyed more than … Continue reading

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It’s not an eagle, it’s not a hawk – it’s a Crested Caracara.

Out and about during our regular rounds of the property we came across this interesting looking feather. After doing a little bit of research and digging around, we’re pretty sure it once belonged to a Crested Caracara, a.k.a. Mexican Eagle, … Continue reading

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