CHRISTMAS CAROLS WITH A LITTLE TROUT, PLEASE...

Dec 12, 2017 by

What a weekend!  It started off with snow, okay, snow furries.  In Texas, that’s what we call random flakes of the frozen prisms that fly by and tragically met their death when they hit the St Augustine grass that is still green from the near seventy degree day we had before.  The singing saga started on Wednesday when Bill and I sang with Kay Baker, local KBEY radio personality extraordinaire, for the local Christmas toy drive.  We did it last year and I wish I could say we were back by popular demand, but, let’s just say we were back.  A fun time was had by all and, plus, you get to look at some cool cars since it’s always at a car dealership.  And, what a great cause……..In between the singing gigs, I talked...

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ANOTHER WEEKEND AT FREDDY’S...

Dec 3, 2017 by

No, denying it.  Can’t get around it.  It is the mother ship of the hill country.  I’m talking about Fredericksburg.  They do it right.  This last weekend, we went back for the annual Light The Night Christmas Parade.  This year, we met friends before the parade at Crossroads Saloon & Steakhouse.  (FYI, it’s one of the few places in Fredericksburg that takes reservations)  The plan was to have an early dinner at five, then, walk down to the bleachers, where we had reserved seating, for the seven o’clock parade.  All fine and good till we walk out and find out the parade started at six-thirty.  Heads-up…….read the tickets.  But not to worry, there were plenty of floats left to watch and since they go down the Main Street and I mean THE main street and...

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