July 27, 2013

An Island Getaway

<p><a href=”″>Clear Lake Shores Pix</a> from <a href=”″>Rob Vanya</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

Random photos taken while tramping around Clear Lake Shores Island (and vicinity) along with my friend David LeMaster. Kinda cool to be able to “get away from it all” and not travel far.


May 27, 2013

Lake Quitman Scenes

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Random photos taken at Lake Quitman in 2011, 2012, and 2013 by Rob Vanya. Thanks to Craig & Rachel English for allowing us to visit their lake house, which enabled me to showcase such a charming and scenic lake.

March 1, 2013

Native Texans

A tapestry of photos I have taken while visiting various Texas sites. List of details – Battleship Texas & San Jacinto Monument; Wild Sunflowers; Texas Cattle; Angora Sheep (Rocksprings, TX); Black-eyed Susan Wildflowers (Bellville); Bluebonnet & Indian Paintbrush Wildflowers; Coyote; Whitetail Deer; Yellow Roses (Tyler); Dogwood Flowers; Houston Skyline: Hill Country Scenes: La Grange Cattle Ranch; Common Brown Squirrel: Wild Muscadine Grapes; Wild Mustang Grapes; Lily Pads; Longhorn Steer: Sabinal River; Magnolia Flowers; Petunias; Phlox Wildflowers: Texas Capitol Building Rotunda; Morning Glory Wildflowers; Texas Oil Tanker Vessel.

July 15, 2012

Chicago, July 2012

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Some of the photos I took during a brief visit to Chicago in July 2012. To see many more photos (high resolution), please visit this gallery — Chicago 2012

January 4, 2012

Joy to the World

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A blend of photos I took during recent holiday seasons.

December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas 2011

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Christmas 2011 scenes in the Galleria / Post Oak area and downtown Houston. Pix by Rob Vanya.

September 24, 2011

San Diego Scenes

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Scenes of San Diego, California — September, 2011 — mostly cruising around San Diego Harbor on the vessel “The Hornblower.” Photos by Rob Vanya.

August 22, 2011

The Look of Love

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Photos I took at the wedding reception of Ian and Mikey Perez; August 13, 2011 at the Oasis in Austin, Texas.

July 16, 2011

Cool Fun in the Summer Sun

Took most of these photos while hanging out with Zac and Joshua at Discovery Green Park in Downtown Houston on July 2, 2011.

June 5, 2011

Rainforest Pyramid

Photos taken by Rob Vanya at the Rainforest Pyramid on June 3, 2011; Moody Gardens; Galveston, Texas.

April 17, 2011

San Jacinto Day & Battle Re-enactment

2011 marks the 175th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. Above is a short video clip of the re-enactment of the battle, which is staged every April by a group of dedicated volunteer historical re-enactors. They really bring history to life. After the jump are some photos I took during the San Jacinto Day Festival and Battle Re-enactment. (more…)

March 20, 2011

Gospel Productions

For anyone with any sort of interest in the things of God, here are links to Gospel publications I have written that you may find helpful. The link to the “Good News Bible Study” will download a PDF file to the desktop of your computer. The other two links access online documents.

NOTE: the book “Discovering the Deity of Jesus” is published by the international publishing house Word Aflame Press. The online version of the book was created with the permission of the publisher.

Good News

Discovering the Deity of Jesus

Keys to Answered Prayer

February 5, 2011


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Some photos I’ve taken of creatures with wings. Man has always been fascinated by wings and everything related to flight. God created so many amazing winged creatures.

January 22, 2011

40th Anniversary

For our 40th wedding anniversary, my wife Sandy & I visited Foxfire Cabins near Lost Maples State Park in the Texas Hill Country. Here are some of the photos I took while on our vacation.

December 23, 2010

Hill Country Scenes, Fall 2010

Photos I took in November 2010 at Lost Maples State Park and nearby places in the Texas Hill Country.

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