TBT: Lzzy

Sometimes when TBT rolls around, I am so incredibly grateful for the invention of it. Today is def one of those days. Check it, Lzzy Hale of Halestorm, December 2013. I’ve been rocking out to Halestorm all day long today, so it’s only fitting.

Flight of the Falcon

While the guy in the hawking and falconry act did the hawking tricks, the lady followed with the falcons. This cutie is the one that got to swoop around us. They also had a gorgeous white falcon, speckled with mousy gray spots.

Birds of Prey

There was a man and lady at the RenFest this year that were demonstrating hawking and falconry with their trained birdies and it was pretty much the coolest thing ever. I’ve always been fascinated by falconry thanks for reading many English Renaissance era books in my youth about Bloody Mary, Queen Elizabeth I, Henry VIII,…


Fort Worth was a really neat historical site with the most amazing sweet potato fries my tongue has ever tasted. Also longhorns. And they were awesome. And I thought “wow, what a horrible way to die if one of those killed you.” I loved their fur (hair?) colors.

Cattle Herding

One of the first stops the day after we arrived in Dallas at this beautiful monument depicting cowboys herding the cattle way back in the day. It stretches a good portion of the park it’s in – here’s the cowboy!