Dec 20, 2018 by

It had been years since I had been to Comfort so when my friend, Cheryl, suggested going for a day of Christmas shopping and lunch, I said I needed five minutes.  On the way over (it takes about an hour to zig-zag over there) I wondered if the little German town had changed.  For you foreigners, Comfort is  just off I-10 between Kerrville and Boerne and of course, in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.  It was settled by German immigrants, who we all know, had a knack for picking out the most beautiful land when Texas was “ripe for the pickin'”.    My first memories of Comfort went all the way back to the seventies when we would make the drive from Kerrville and go to a old diner, right by the park with...

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TEA FOR TWO

Dec 3, 2018 by

My friend, Georgi, and I had a delightful Sunday afternoon tea in Llano, today.  I know when you hear Llano, you probably think of deer hunting, bar-b-que—–not scones and Devon cream!  The soire was at Virginia and Jack Walker’s Sandstone Street Bed and Breakfast located, oddly enough, on Sandstone Street in downtown Llano just a couple of blocks from the pretty Llano River in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.  The weather was so nice, we were served outside on the front lawn. This was the sixth year for the Walker’s to host the event and Georgi and I decided to mark our calendars for next year—you should, too!  By the way, it would be a great venue for a birthday, wedding, Mother/ daughter/ granddaughter retreat, a day of Mahjong, or a slumber party for...

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