Garner State Park

Last week I was digging through the closet and came on a nice little camping tent we bought some 2 years ago… still unopened in its original box!  Could it be we’ve gone that long and not taken advantage of all the great outdoor spots here in the Hill Country? On the spur of the … [Read more…]

JAZZ in the Canyon

Well, it’s now a tradition! Once a year our little homegrown jazz group puts on a Jazz Sunday at our house in Sunset Canyon.  Our group gets together regularly to play, on alternate Sundays.  Currently the group consists of: John Hoag – Piano – a California-transplant CPA Steve Koppell – Sax – a psychiatrist from, … [Read more…]

MG’s Come to Waco

  It’s been some 6 weeks or so since “Cedric” our 1959 MGA roadster joined our garage.  Emboldened by first place finishes in two British car show entries, we decided to branch out a bit and join in the semi-annual Texas MG Registry “GoF” (gathering of the faithful). The event is held at different locations … [Read more…]

Balloons over Lake Travis

On Saturday, Aug 2, Dorothee and I got up at 5:00 AM to watch the launching of some 20 hot air balloons at the Mansfield Dam of Lake Travis.  Absolutely beautiful! It is so cool to watch these balloons rise majestically, and silently into the air, and then glide off into the distance.  Most had … [Read more…]