|180 year old live oak|
|It was necessary to traverse a lock to enter the Atchafalaya River.|
Most of the trees were cyprus.
We were passed by a number of fishermen working their Cayfish traps.
A beaver den.
We saw several bald eagles.
We left New Orleans on Friday, Feb 21st.
It was a long drive to Conroe, Texas - more than 6 hours counting lunch and bathroom stops. It was nearly dark by the time we were set up at Conroe's Thousand Trails RVpark. We spent the next day, Saturday, relaxing and doing some local grocery shopping.
Sunday morning, after a Cracker Barrel breakfast, we headed northwest to College Station, Texas (home of Texas A&M). We passed a wagon train enroute.
George Bush was the youngest WWII naval aviator at that time.
George and Barbara Bush with young George W.
They paid $1675 for the new car with a $150 trade-in for a 1941 Plymouth.
"President" Johnson relaxing in the oval office.
George Bush had springer spaniels named Millie and Ranger.
The horse sculpture in the courtyard outside the museum is amonument to freedom and commemorates the fall of the Berlin Wall.
We enjoyed the Bush museum and decided to visit George W.s library in Dallas. After some trip planning we left Conroe for Dallas on Feb 25th.