Category Views of the Neighborhood

Views of the Neighborhood – More Plants

Since not much is going on around the neighborhood, The Producer and I went out searching for signs of spring. Come walk with us. As we get started we should read the famous signboard in front of El Arroyo restaurant in Austin. Pretty much describes Texas weather. Yeah, this morning, lots of fog. Sure sign […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Some Plants

I was supposed to do a feature, on an embroidery exhibit at the local library. I must have had the date wrong since there was nothing there. So here it is mear minutes from a deadline, and I got nothing. It was then I started looking around and noticed some interesting (to me) plants. So […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Canyonlands Trails

  Yes, it is another walk on one of the trails here in Lakeway. The map gives you an idea of extensive the trails are. We are only going to take one today. Notice the distinct desert feel to the geography. There are a couple of Peacock orchid plants and a few grasses in this […]

Views of the Neighborhood – A Walk in the Smith Greenbelt.

Today we are taking a stroll in the Smith Greenbelt in Lakeway, Texas. We are approaching the greenbelt. A gentle stream and Lilly pads with a main road in the background. There is a footbridge ahead and a place to sit. We have to cross a stream to get to the greenbelt. Love the green […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Holiday Decorations

I thought it would be fun to stroll the neighborhood and take photos of some of the house decorations. Hope you enjoy it. This house has a very eclectic display. If you look closely you can see so,me pumpkins and a silver skeleton on the porch. The knocked-out Santa and the dragon add to the […]

Views of the Neighborhood – The Hills

A lot of folks think Texas is flat. Although a lot of it is, some parts are pretty hilly. We live in one of those parts. I took some photos to give you an idea of what the topography around here looks like. I hope you like the Views today. Here is what I look at […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Holiday Shopping

The Hills Country Club here in Lakeway held an evening of shopping and invited a number of suppliers to set up shop and offer holiday specials. I snuck in past Tiny who was charged, with keeping the riff-raff out. There were tons of suppliers. Hopefully you’ll get a good idea about the event. Massage stuff […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Trail of Lights Part II

Last week was part I of the Trail of Lights, an annual event in Lakeway. This is the second part and conclusion. A gingerbread house. Some pine trees and Mrs. Clause on a rocker. Raindeer and another view of the tree. A North Pole condo. Some skaters and a pond of lights. A light tunnel […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Trail of Lights Edition One

Each year the city of Lakeway sets up a trail of lights around city hall. This weekend was the opening of the display, which runs until January 2, 2020. There was a band, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Smores and more. As you can imagine, there are a ton of photos since the event is enormous. […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Fall in Lakeway

The rain stopped, and the temps went into the 60s. Time to get out and try to find fall color here in Lakeway. Come on along and let’s see if there is any. You can tell the upper atmosphere is frigid. The jet contrails are very visible. This is about as colorful as the trees […]