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Canyon Lake

November 4, 2006

My boys spent most of the week with their grandparents at Canyon Lake, which is north east of San Antonio. While I was there to pick them up I took a couple of pictures to share with you.

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Here in this part of Texas we don’t come by lakes easily. Canyon Lake is the result of a dam built on the Guadalupe River. The dam, built by the Army Corp of Engineers, took 6 years to build and it took another4 years for the lake to fill.

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The lake now has 80 miles of shoreline. It provides flood protection to the lower Guadalupe River and is a popular water recreational area. My boys had fun fishing and I got to share in their Catfish catch Thursday for lunch. Yum-m-m!

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4 comments

  1. The Renoir quilt is fantastic and one fo my favorite paintings too. It’s amazing how it all goes together. What an interesting concept.


  2. The last time I went to Houston a group had done a similar thing only they used a photo of an antique quilt and divided it up…it was very cool. I think it would be a fun thing to be a part of someday…Thanks for sharing the photo, I also love Renoir, …those quilters did a wonderful job! =-)


  3. Wow! That is truly beautiful–thank you for sharing with those of us who had to stay home! Maybe one day I’ll get there!


  4. I didn’t get to go to Houston, thank you so much for sharing. The Renoir quilt turned out wonderfully!



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