HOLIDAY REFRESHER

Nov 23, 2018 by

If you’re anywhere close to Johnson City over the holidays and would like to get a healthy, organic, fresh lunch, you’ll want to eat at LADY BIRD LANE CAFE.  Their menu has lots of variety and my salad was one of the best I’ve had in the Hill Country.  I met my friend for lunch a few days ago and our salads, soup, and sandwiches were delicious—and fresh….really fresh—like Whole Foods kinda fresh.  They also have daily specials and if you’re taking kiddies to the Science Mill (next door), you will love the “Little Scientist” menu.  It’s right off Hwy 290 at the main intersection in downtown Johnson City.  They’re open Wednesday thru Saturday, 10am till 3pm.  Sunday hours are 12pm till 3pm.  In fact, after all the heavy Thanksgiving food, hopping in the car...

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SHOWTIME IN LLANO

Nov 15, 2018 by

Just 3 days after it’s premier in Houston, TEXAS COTTON had a hill country premier at the historic LanTex Theater in Llano.  (For you foreign readers, Llano is in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country.)  Needless to say, it was very exciting to have the cast and crew there and since HOLA HILL COUNTRY had early access, I was able to visit with the director/producer, Tyler Russell.  Louisiana born, Tyler, moved to Austin in 2013 to be more involved in short films, TV shows, music, videos, commercials, and of course, feature films.  It’s going to be fun to watch his career and see what interesting projects he does.  Here are a few pictures of the muy fun night………..                                ...

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OLE’ FOR OLI’S

Nov 1, 2018 by

    You’ve probably driven right by it.  Or you may, already, know about it.  But, I bet you didn’t know Oli’s, now, has a full bar.  Denny and I were invited, a few weeks ago, to participate in a margarita tasting event to judge possible margaritas to be served at the restaurant. ( I say a few weeks….it was before Denny’s knee replacement surgery.  That’s when our lives came to a dead halt.  You’ve probably noticed I haven’t been posting!). Anyway, back to Ole’s and the margarita tasting.  It was a job someone had to do and my only response was I may be over qualified.  As I’ve said before, Oli’s is the best Mexican food around and you’d be surprised to hear how far people drive to get good Mexican food.  (Remember...

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