The turkeys in the above photo were photographed in the wilds of the Texas hill country. The morning fog almost hid them from our view. How are you spending your Thanksgiving? Family is so very important to many of us that we clog our nations airports, bus terminals, railroad stations, and highways to be with … More Thanksgiving 2018
You know you may be in a good Texas barbecue restaurant when . . . . . . the cowboys in line still have their spurs on their boots. . . . the aroma and sight of the food makes your mouth water. . . . a helicopter lands on the front lawn of the … More Barbecue Worth Flying For
Our hostess drove us around their Texas Game Ranch in their ATV. She pointed out signs (usually scat) of various animals living on the ranch. One large pile belonged to an Indian Antelope or Blackbuck. Since this large male is a regular on their ranch, they decided to name him, “Buddy.” Many Game Ranches in … More Does That Critter Belong in Texas?
Smack dab in the middle of Texas Hill Country, I stepped out of the barndominium (yes, that’s a thing) and breathed deep of the chilly March air. The scent of cedar wafted toward me, but this was an unfamiliar variety. These cedars dotting the surrounding hills looked more like large round lollypop bushes than trees. … More Smack Dab in the Middle of Texas Hill Country
If you’ll be near Fredericksburg, Texas this upcoming Memorial Day weekend consider these opportunities. The National Museum of the Pacific War invites you to join them on Memorial Day, May 28th, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Memorial Courtyard for their annual Memorial Day Ceremony. This free event is open to the public. Seating is … More Memorial Day 2018, Fredericksburg, Texas
While driving to the heart of Texas hill country, we stopped for the night in Wichita Falls. The hotel desk clerk recommended the food at the Pioneer 3 Restaurant. “It looks like a hole in the wall, but the food is very good,” she said. She was right about both. First off, the parking lot … More Texas-sized Portions Served Here
I’m taking a break from Maui for this week. Don’t worry, we’ll return to it shortly. What’s the reason for this interruption? The bluebonnets will soon be covering the pastures and roadsides of Texas with their carpet of blue. If you’d like to see those blue carpets, plan your trip now. Travel Tips Here are … More Texas Bluebonnets