Balmorhea State Park

As Storm curses the thin gravel camouflage disguising the muddy overflow parking lot now sucking the rear wheels of our motorhome into an abyss, I try to remain optimistic about our stay at Balmorhea State Park.  Our first pass at our assigned campsite fails because someone is already parked there.  A quick phone call to […]

Texas Hill Country

Our Hill Country visit with Matt and Sherry began a week before we left Brazoria when they text us to let us know they found free overnight parking for us for the two nights we planned to visit with them.  They noticed during their travels that Messina-Hof winery located right on Hwy 290 had RVs […]

More Austin Tales

We join Monte, our Austin Foodie Extraordinaire, at the Eastside Cafe for a garden fresh smoked salmon ravioli dinner that has me sopping up all the juices with my sweet and fluffy muffin.  The next day we meet for brunch at the famous Magnolia Cafe and thank our stars it is Monday because based on […]

McKinney Falls State Park

The storms disintegrated as our RV cruised across central Texas toward Austin.   When we arrived at McKinney Falls State Park for 2 nights in the verdant silence of the forest here, the weather had blossomed into a brilliant, temperate Spring day.  Once I recovered from the shock of the total cost of staying here, I […]

Heading Northwest

In the interest of full disclosure, I should tell you that we are almost all the way across Texas and into New Mexico at the time of this post.  Our visits with friends between the Gulf Coast and New Mexico have been like super vacations jam packed with so much fun that I never had […]