A Creative Farewell

For Alison’s last weekend in Houston before moving to Orlando she got a group together for a night of “creativity”. We went to the Mad Potter where you pick out a ceramic piece and then paint it. I don’t consider myself very creative when it comes to this kind of stuff but I gave it [...]

Boliver Island

Who can resist a weekend at a “beach cabin”? Torres was nice and daring enough to invite 11 of us to her parent’s “beach cabin” on Boliver Island. Boliver is about 2 hours from Houston and a ferry ride away from Galveston. Boliver was hit pretty hard by hurricane Ike in 2008 and many houses [...]

Good Friends and Good Times

Late last week my best friend since junior high school Dana and her husband Glen came to visit. We actually calculated that we’ve been friends since I was 12 and she was 11 and we’ve both known Glen since we were 14. On Thursday night we went to dinner at Shade in The Heights www.shadeheights.comwhich [...]

4th of July Leakey Style

For the 4th of July weekend we joined our friends Tim and Kelli and many others in Leakey, Texas for the July Jubilee. This was our first trip to Leakey and I’m sure it will not be our last. Kelli is from Leakey and still has family there who have an amazing piece of property [...]