Springtime in #Texas

There is truly nothing more beautiful than the Texas Hill Country in Spring.

The bluebonnets come early in March and by the end of the month, literally fields of purple are found everywhere.

Bluebonnets     The-Bluebonnet-Ratlesnake-660x390                                                                          Danger lurks among the beauty, if you aren’t careful.

The Indian Paintbrush jump out and dot the landscape with even more color.

Paintbrush

Coreopsis, Sunflowers and Verbana join in the color brigade. The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center predicted an early season this year and the warm weather we’ve had has brought them out in force.

Wildflowers

I love Texas, the spirit it embodies and the incredible landscapes.

I am proud to be a Texas author. My stories all take place in the Lonestar State!

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23 thoughts on “Springtime in #Texas

  1. Gorgeous photos, Jan! I’ve had a couple of close encounters with rattlesnakes in Southern California…they are scary creatures. Thanks for the Spring posting!

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    1. Lol! I stay as far away from rattlesnakes as humanly possible!! Thanks for stopping by and Happy First Day of Spring! I know Missouri is as beautiful as Texas this time of year!

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  2. Awesome photos, and the contrast of moods with the rattler is incredible. He even seems to be reflecting some of that blue. I heard the Southwestern deserts are blooming this year, and it doesn’t happen every year. I’ve seen it before and it’s unbelievable.

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      1. Yup. I remember when she started he campaign. She would say “pick up a piece of trash and in it’s place plant a tree, shrub, or a bush.” We all laughed at the time but now am grateful.

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  3. Beautiful photos, Jan. I almost didn’t catch the rattler, his camouflage is so perfect. The flowers are beautiful.

    Although I’ve never been to Texas, many years ago I was privileged to see the dessert in bloom in Arizona. Truly mesmerizing. I also tried a rattlesnake appetizer on that trip which I found to be quite tasty, LOL. And this from someone who won’t eat beef! 🙂

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    1. Lol! Love the bravery to taste rattlesnake. What is it that say about everything that isn’t beef, “tastes like chicken.” 🙂 I appreciate you stopping by and enjoying the wildflowers with me.

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  4. Jan- my favorite flower is the gorgeous bluebonnet. This has the most beautiful and amazing spring flowers ever been to many places and nothing compares with Texas. And I love the picture with the rattlesnake because they do blend in to their surroundings. You have a wonderful first day of spring and a wonderful rest of the year.
    Love you Dearly: Tonya

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    1. The snow will melt, Natalie. We’ve hardly had any winter here this year. It’s been very mild and therefore the wildflowers have poked their heads up early. Thanks for stopping by and yes, Happy Thoughts!!

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