Embrace the Perks of Nature at Colorado Bend State Park
Exploring the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge
10 Fun Things to do at Mustang Island State Park
Day Trippin’ at McKinney Falls State Park (Part 1)
Enchanted Rock: A Texas Tradition

Enchanted Rock: A Texas Tradition


If you’re a fan of Red Dirt Texas Country music, you might have come across an amazing bucket list-of-a-song by Josh Abbott Band featuring Pat Green, titled, “My Texas.” If not, you can hear it here. At the beginning, Josh Continue Reading →

Day Trippin’ at McKinney Falls State Park (Part 1)

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A weary soul can be refreshed by the hands of nature. Something about sitting upon a cool stone next to the rolling purr of a spring-fed waterfall and inhaling its pure misty breath into your lungs while the warm sun Continue Reading →

Dead Tree Duo: Storytelling with Strings

Photo credit: Dead Tree Duo

This past Tuesday I was able to catch a performance by acoustic rock duo (Dead Tree Duo) at the Empire Control Room and Garage, were I was taken back on a musical journey. Mixing an emotionally stirring sense of energy Continue Reading →

The Hidden Adventures of Colorado Bend State Park


Standing on a ledge halfway into the narrow rocky mouth of one of Colorado Bend State Park’s wild cave systems, I gaped at the vertical chute wondering how in the world I was going to manage this one. If I Continue Reading →

Harmonious Powerhouse: The Lone Bellow


I had the pleasure of listening to the deep, soulful harmonies of The Lone Bellow in the KGSR Music Lounge yesterday, and it was nothing short of amazing. The Southern-born, Brooklyn-based indie-folk trio nailed it with songs from their upcoming Continue Reading →

Talking Trash: (The Great Pacific Garbage Patch) Thoughts for America Recycles Day, November 15th

Ocean Pollution

This Saturday, November 15th, is America Recycles Day, which is a nationally recognized program of Keep America Beautiful that is held once a year to promote and celebrate recycling in the Unites States. I’m motivated to recycle because I feel Continue Reading →

Favorite Birding Spots on Texas Coast


[There are plenty of reasons why we love our great Lone Star State, and this time of year, there is one more special reason to love this amazing place we call home… Birds.] Texas coastlines offer extraordinary and rich opportunities Continue Reading →

Hello World!

Welcome to CoyoteHeart.net! My name is Chanell, and I am the creator of this little piece of work based out of Central Texas. I have a love for music, art, travel, wildlife, nature, the great outdoors, and so much more. Continue Reading →