Well, we had some excitement here on Tuesday. A typical Texas thunder storm moved through, but this one brought wind with it. Several funnel clouds touched down near Smithville, which is about 12 air miles from our house. Here is a YouTube video of some of the activity While there were a few places with […]
The joys of home ownership and other sorrows
A lot is happening in what seems like a short time; however, when I look at the calendar I can hardly believe that it has been almost 7 months since we escaped from CrazyFornia
Catching up on our activities!
Before we kick off coverage of our journey to the East Coast, we thought we’d share some local happenings with the grand-kids. After spending time with Felicity at Grandparents day, we went to the same function for Parker (5th grade). What a great idea for the school to engage grandparents in the education. Here we […]
In case you didn’t know it, Texas was an independent Republic for a few years after its war for independence from Mexico and before becoming a state of the US. Washington, Texas, near Brenham and College Station is where the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed. The drive to San Antonio took us through miles […]
We start this blog post with a drive from Kerrville to Waco. We picked Waco because its about half-way between Kerrville and Lewisville (near Dallas) where John lives. It was a nice drive through some of the great Texas Hill Country and then into the Prairies and Lakes of Texas, including Dallas, Fort Worth, Waco, […]
This week we take a short trip to Waco, Texas. You know, home of the Branch Davidians and the BATF failed raid … but first some tidbits before we left Kerrville for Waco. Larry replaced the bathroom lavatory faucet. The original faucet was white plastic with a VERY short spout that you could never quite […]
You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile.
It’s been too long since we posted, so we’ll try to catch up here without being too wordy. On Monday we got the Subaru, Titan, and travel trailer licensed with Texas plates. It was a relatively simple transaction that cost in total about what the Subaru alone would have cost to renew in CA (including […]