Jun 27, 2016 by

Last night, Dennis and I met some friends at Canyon of the Eagles. It’s a little hill country “resort” between Burnet (dern it, lern it-in case you don’t know how to pronounce it) and Llano (and no, you don’t say Yahn-O).  From that road (Hwy 29), you turn off on RR 2341 and drive on one of the most scenic roads in the hill country.  You snake around the edge of Lake Buchannan and after about fifteen miles of hills and valley, the road dead-ends at the resort.  It’s really nice, this year, because there is actually water in the lake.  I know, you’re thinking well, isn’t that what makes it a lake?  If you would have been here the past couple of years, the lake was so low you could have walked across...

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Jun 12, 2016 by

  We’ve just unloaded the car and I’m sitting on the sofa having a cold Stella from the Yeti that we took on our road trip to west Texas.  Dennis had business in El Paso and I went along on the condition we go back through Ft. Davis and Alpine.  Now, you may find this strange, but I enjoy El Paso.  I love the weather and while he is in meetings, I do a little shopping and lallygag by the pool.  But, when the meetings are over and the great citizens of El Paso are assured of drinking water in the future, we head down to the Davis Mountains.  We take I-10 to Balmorhea, choosing not to go through Marfa (don’t get me started) and wind around to Fort Davis where we stop for...

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