Category Views of the Neighborhood

Top Ten Things Not to Do When You Need a Rest Area.

    This list first ran on July 28th in 2014. Since summer travel is going on now, I thought it would be relevant. Also, it was about a year after Top Ten things Not to Do started. *** Here is the 56th installment of Ten Top Lists of What Not to Do. So, with […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Lawn Ornamentation

Today we are going out to view some of the lawn ornamentation that is around Lakeway. Yes, we have brunch catered by Bangers in Auston. Also, if you want, you can view a video on how they make their sausage. There is a link below. Today’s entertainment will be me playing the wax paper comb […]

Views of the Neighborhood – In Search of Stucco Houses

As you can see form the headline we are going out to find stucco houses. You may ask the question, “What’s so special about stucco houses?” The answer is     Stucco houses are very much in the minority here in central Texas. Most of the homes are built of brick and stone. The style […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Explore a New House

Don’t you find it hard to resist going into a new house to have a look around? Sometimes you want to look but don’t want to get caught. Well, today, you can look all you want and have no fear. No one is going to catch you. So, yup, our trip today is to a […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Fourth of July Parade

  Here is the schedule of events for the Fourth. Today we will be going to the parade. Since the City of Lakeway is buying hot dogs, chips, and drinks, we won’t need to cater for this event. Also, there are a few bands in the parade, so we won’t need outside entertainment. The parade […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Search for Color

Today we are going to go out and search for color. Because of the deer population here in Lakeway, blooms are very near and dear to our hearts. Most do not survive the deer munchies. Finding color then is serious business. Lucky for us, we do have Crape Myrtles, which add substantially to the visual […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Rhythm and Reels

The Lakeway Parks and Recreation people have set up a great summer program called Rhythm and Reels. For the next three Fridays, starting at 7 PM, there will be food, treats, and games for the community’s enjoyment. Corn Hole, Giant Jenga, Spike Ball, Can Jam, Ladder Ball, and much more. Residents are encouraged to bring […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Deer Check

Today we are going to take a drive and check on the deer. There have been some new additions to the herd, and we ought to go out and introduce ourselves. We are being catered by Perlas of Austin. Our entertainment is Taylor Swift. Here is the brunch menu. Bread Pudding Banana’s Foster CremeFraiche, Ru […]

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Views of the Neighborhood – Storm Assessment

We should take a moment before we begin, to remember all those who took part in the invasion of France on D-Day June 6th, 1944. They are the greatest generation and are now fading to eternity. If you know a vet who served in WW II give them a hug. Today’s tour is going to […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Day Before Memorial Day

Since this is Memorial Day weekend, I thought it would be nice to have a leisurely time contemplating what Memorial day means. The day has been set aside to remember those who gave their lives so that we can enjoy the freedom that is an integral part of ours. We are going to keep the […]