July 4th Festival, Buda – Keg Contest

Buda, Texas - Fourth of July Festival One summer, while living in Austin,  I went to a July 4th Festival in Buda, Texas.  Buda is a little town in the Hill Country outside of Austin.   It was your basic festival; with live music, games, craft booths, BBQ and various other food and vendor booths.  As my now ex … Continue reading July 4th Festival, Buda – Keg Contest

The Historic Hotel Galvez

The Hotel Galvez is located in Galveston, TX.  A very majestic, seaside hotel that is rich in history and beautiful architecture, it first opened its doors in 1911.  Some of the hotels guests include celebrities such as Frank Sinatra and Jimmy Stewart.  American Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B Johnson and Franklin D. Roosevelt stayed here, as well as General Douglas MacArthur. There … Continue reading The Historic Hotel Galvez

Zilker Botanical Garden – Austin

Zilker Botanical Garden - Austin, TX There are so many things to see and do in Austin, one of the places I really enjoy is Zilker Botanical Garden.  My son and I spent the day there one spring for a class field trip, what fun!  The Gardens are simply beautiful especially in the spring, on 30 acres, they have often … Continue reading Zilker Botanical Garden – Austin

Sunday Post: Transport

Happy Sunday Everyone!  This is my first try at Jakesprinter's Sunday Post, today's theme is Transport.  For my theme "transport" I decided to do transportation by water. Here is my entry for this week: This was taken while shopping in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Virgin Islands. I thought the view was beautiful and had to stop and take some … Continue reading Sunday Post: Transport