Monthly Archives: September 2013


There’s no place like home and there’s no place like Houston for great Tex-Mex. In the week that we’ve been back home we’ve eaten out six times – one Italian and five Mexican. Pappasito’s Cantina got the nod twice but … Continue reading

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Home Again, Home Again

After 100 days,  4790 miles, 7 states, 141 VW buses, 71 breweries and 2 new tow dolly rims, we made it back to our home in Friendswood. This last leg of our summer trip started out great. The sky was … Continue reading

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Rainy Day in Dallas/Fort Worth

We haven’t seen many rainy days in our travels this summer and judging by the water level in Lake Grapevine, neither have the folks in Dallas/Fort Worth. But the rain today is a welcome sight, not only for the much … Continue reading

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Martin House Brewing

Although our summer trip is winding down we did manage to find one more brewery to check out. The brewery is Martin House Brewing Company and, interestingly, we found it in the city where I grew up, Fort Worth. Due … Continue reading

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Grapevine, Texas

I remember when we were kids our dad would take my brothers and me out to Lake Grapevine in his old boat. He tried to fish while we would sometimes fish but mostly swim. At that time there was not … Continue reading

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Stuck in Amarillo, Again

Happily, our RV travels this summer have been free from breakdowns and mishaps, well except for that crack in the car’s driver side window that we suspect was due to tree trimming in the Wellington KOA but that we didn’t … Continue reading

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Santa Fe

Although Santa Fe, New Mexico, has been a good place to stop for a few nights on our way to or from somewhere else, we have determined that it is also a great destination. At 7000 feet elevation it has … Continue reading

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