May 26, 2018 by

    Do not attempt to adjust your screen, there is nothing wrong with your computer and your vision is just fine.  You read it correctly-T-E-S-T-I-C-L-E festival.  I had heard about the Castell Testicle Festival for years—but it was kinda like hearing about Big Foot.  You hear people talking about it, but is it really true?  So Dennis and I set out on a fact finding road trip.  We knew where Castell was, we’d go by it on the country road that goes to Hill Top Cafe.  It’s a beautiful, typical hill country road that winds through farming country and the weather was slightly overcast so the heat was bearable (even tho it was still May on the calendar, our Texas summer had started with temperatures already in the nineties).  So, we get to...

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May 18, 2018 by

As in Alamo Springs Cafe.  You probably remember it’s burger on the Texas Monthly cover a few years ago.  The burger got so popular, when you go, all you have to say is “the cover burger” and they will bring a gastronomical dream on a plate.  And for a side, order the split—half fries and half onion rings. We were there with our friends, Cheryl and Billy, and timed it just right, as in, 4:30-between the lunch and dinner rush.  Our drive over was a zig-zag through the ever beautiful central Texas hill country.  We had just had a 4 inch rain, so the landscape was green and lush.  We drove by old rock houses, well over a hundred years old, German immigrants had wisely built when they chose some of the best land...

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