There is always something to do when your out here !
After I thought we were done with the deck , I realized that we had no observation deck .
My daughter after taking a wood shop for school credit helped me with this small project ,
She loved the framing gun. Girls and power tools ?
This deck served 2 purposes # 1 nice unobstructed view and #2 cover 4" sanitary leading to tank .
Little Melissa shoots a corner while dad tweaks a twisted board with my strap wrench.
Getting close on this afternoon project . Footings , floor plan , bond beams , and decking with my helper 4 hours on a winter day "Priceless" , She a tough gal , she also holds a Texas Fish and Game Licence. FFA member ,2040 on her SAT's . and a good hand for dad!
The McDonald Observatory ,This shot was taken from a view point in the resort.
On the way down from my friends place further into the resort, I pointed out a baby pig ,wild and separated from his mother and the pack , Barry got out went into the brush and got him by the tail. He was a little dehydrated so a little water and we let him go on his way .
One of the most dramatic views the DMR has to offer ,This was taken at the end of Skyline Drive, elevation 7200 feet you are looking South towards Old Mexico