Ft Worth Aviation Museum

This museum, formerly known as Veterans Memorial Air Park, specializes in Cold War era aircraft. Some photos from a visit. ​The museum ​6-cylinder Wright D1 engine. Designed for airships, only three engines were built in 1922-23. ​Defensive gun turret for B-36 Peacemaker nuclear bomber. In the end, the plane only carried a tail turret. ​The … More Ft Worth Aviation Museum

Log Cabin Village

This is an open-air museum featuring a number of 19th century cabins and frontier houses that have been moved and reassembled here for display. There are also re-enactors and living history exhibits. I always like museums like this because they demonstrate how plain ole ordinary people lived back then. Some photos from a visit. ​The … More Log Cabin Village

Gateway Park

This is a large park located not far from my Walmart, with baseball fields, soccer fields, a disc golf course, a dog playground (called “Fort Woof”), and lots of bike paths and walking trails. Nice place to have a picnic lunch and look for birdies. Some photos from an afternoon at the park. ​Inside the … More Gateway Park

Some Fort Worth Critters

Some Fort Worth critters encountered in the wild over the past week. ​Green Anole. (He’s brown because it was a bit chilly out.) ​Great Egret ​Spiny Lizard keeps an eye on me ​Another Spiny Lizard nearby ​A raft of turtles—Cooters and Sliders ​A small skink. Coal Skink, I think. ​Fluffed-up Squirrel in a tree ​Woodpecker. … More Some Fort Worth Critters