Austin – Day 7 – Friday

  The plan for today was to see a mission in San Antonio.  And go to Cake Art. We never made it.  We had a great day anyway.  We got off track when we figured we cold go by way of Canyon Lake.  It was a huge distraction. I read about canyon lake in our […]

AUSTIN – Day 5

We started the day off on time today at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden.  Umlauf was a UT professor and prolific sculptor, he and his wife lived next door to a dump that eventually was turned into this fabulous garden.   Even if you dont love his sculpture it was a beautiful place to be outside. […]

Austin Day 4

Today we are hoping for a hike, or two, depending on so many things: our feet. the weather, time.  And a bit of sight seeing. Starting out early we head first to the Cathedral of Junk, then on to a walk at Barton Creek, then if all is good we will lunch at The Picnic […]

AUSTIN Day 3- Road trip

This post is under Development We set the GPS to avoid highways and take us first to Pedernales Falls State Park.  We wanted to walk a bit and see the falls.  When we arrived…   The whole drive was pretty and we were able to visit a number of rv parks. Our first was up […]

AUSTIN DAY 2

I would like to say as we sit at El Mercado waiting for our sopa and enchiladas at almost 2 pm that we had a late start today but really not. We had a bit of a false start that was almost a jackpot when we headed out at 10 to Stubbs bbq for their […]

Austin – Night 1

So Brad was home sick with a cold but it was the last night of Creek Walk, he was asleep, what would it hurt to sneak out for a bit.  I took an uber across town to 9th and the Creek and the line wrapped around the block.  I got on  Im not a line […]

AUSTIN. DAY 1

I woke up early in our fabulous borrowed downtown Austin condo and set to work on a plan. Big thanks to my friend Kim who sent me some info on what’s going on in Austin today. With that in hand and a need for a grocery, a bakery, and after some research, I added the […]

VOLARE RISTORANTE – Brenham

Debbie our server says it’s one of the few restaurants she has worked at where everything she has tried is good. An hour and a half from Houston on our way to Austin in Brenham. We passed the AME Baptist church on the way in and Nate’s bar and lounge. There is a gorgeous old […]