Tag Archives: Texas

How to Remember the Alamo.

It reads almost like a folk tale. In March of 1836, a few hundred men huddled in a roofless fort, fighting to the death in a quixotic battle against two thousand Mexican soldiers commanded by the autocratic and ruthless General … Continue reading

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In Rio Life: Two Days and Dinners on the River in San Antonio

San Antonio was an unexpected delight. ┬áTopside is an inviting and gracious historic town dotted with century-old buildings. And down the stately stairways a river idyll awaits. Ahead of the trip, I dithered around the myriad hotel options. It was … Continue reading

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You So Pretty, San Antonio!

Two lovely days in San Antonio. What was envisioned in 1921 as a paved-over storm sewer to manage flooding of the San Antonio River instead became an enchanting “River Walk” due to the vision and persistence of architect Robert Hugman. … Continue reading

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There’s schnitzel in them thar’ hills.

Texas hills, that is. After a weekend in Austin for a Very Important Project (hope to report on that when I get some professional pix) we took a little meander so we could say we dipped our toes in the … Continue reading

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The Unhipster Goes To Austin.

I’m surprised they let me in. In case you’ve been off the planet for the last few years, Austin has struck the covenant of cool, become the haven of hip, is the place to go for all the kids in … Continue reading

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