Archive: tour

JFK Trolley Tour – Dallas, Texas

Posted on: Apr 16, 2015        In: Out and About        With: 2 comments
For those of us old enough to remember – Where were you on November 22nd, 1963? The freshman girls from Dallas at Texas Tech were all listening to their radios.  They wanted to hear everything about President Kennedy’s visit to Dallas, Texas.  Suddenly (as if in unison) the volume was blaring throughout the dorm.  The […]

From Philadelphia with Love

Posted on: May 8, 2014        In: Out and About        With: 2 comments
The City of Brotherly Love. The birthplace of American Democracy. There was so much to see and do in this historic city.  As usual, we weren’t able to visit everything on the “Want to Do List”.  For one thing, our first flight was cancelled.  (Yes, like go home and come back tomorrow because it is […]

Gonzales, Texas

Posted on: Apr 8, 2014        In: Out and About        With: One comment
Gonzales, Texas is a historic town on the Independence Trail.  Not only did it have the Jail Museum and the Gonzales Food Market, it also had beautiful homes and an interesting museum. Be still my heart!  Isn’t this the most gorgeous courthouse!  The red brick with white limestone trim was built in 1896.  It is […]

Riding the Austin Duck

Posted on: Nov 15, 2012        In: Out and About        With: One comment
Have you ever ridden a Duck? – one of those amphibious tour vehicles.  Super Sister and Husband Paul treated me to an Austin Duck Adventures Tour.  Great fun, and I learned something also. The “unsinkable” (As certified  by the Coast Guard) hydra terra vehicle provided us a tour of Austin and Lake Austin.  For many […]