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Views of the Neighborhood – The Ice Man Comith

Today we will motor around and check out the ice damage from the storm that passed through Texas. No need to leave the bus since we will be catered to by Paperboy of Austin. Our entertainment is who else but Vanilla Ice. BRUNCH classic breakfast – two eggs, maple sausage, potato wedges, buttered toast, apple […]

Saturday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy Survey Ice Damage

“Where you going Little One?” “I thought I heard dad say there was some damage to the trees from the ice storm.” “The damage is over here on the patio side.” “Oh. I don’t know why I thought it was the potting bench plants.” “Well, they are toast too. But take a look at the […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Lakeway Heritage Tour

Today we are going on the heritage tour of Lakeway. There are 22 stops, and we will be chauffeured in a brand-new bus. Of course, we will have to take our bus to get there. We are catered by Odd Duck of Austin, and our entertainment is The Who. Menu Starters Gulf seafood ceviche, carrot […]

Saturday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy Messing Around

“Lucy. What are you doing?” “Who says I’m Lucy?” “What do you mean, ‘who says I’m Lucy?’ I say you’re Lucy.” “Look closer, pesky puma. There is a water buffalo stalking you.” “We just played this yesterday. Let’s do something else.” “Play puma? Play? Do you think this is a game?” “You’re funny, Lucy. We […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF – Fri-Yay/Good News

Today’s good news story comes from the Good News Network. Here it is in its entirety. Aviation Startup ZeroAvia Flies Largest-Ever Hydrogen Electric Aircraft By Andy Corbley Jan 24, 2023 An aviation start-up just set a new world-first for the largest hydrogen-powered aircraft flight in history—a 19-seat aircraft called the Dornier 228. Designed by ZeroAvia, […]

Views of the Neighborhood – GOOD “TIME” SCAVENGER HUNT – Part II

Well, we are back to finish the scavenger hunt. If you missed part I, you can go HERE and check it out. We will be doing the even numbers today. We are catered by Nixta of Austin. Our entertainment is Chicago. So jump on, and let’s go. So, right away, we have a problem. This […]

Saturday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy Check the Plants

“Little One. Did you see this Fig tree?” “Yeah. It’s getting some new leaves.” “Well, that’s not good. There’s more cold coming.” “Don’t you think the fig knows what it’s doing?” “I’m not so sure. These crazy winters have most plants confused.” “These begonias seem to be doing sorta okay.” “Yeah, for now. Wait till […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do On Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday

  It has been 95 years since Martin Luther King Jr was born. Today we celebrate his birth, although the actual day was January 15th. Today’s Top Ten is focused on just one thing not to do. Do not hate your neighbor, and learn from Dr. King’s non-violent approach to change. I wish for a […]

Views of the Neighborhood – GOOD “TIME” SCAVENGER HUNT – Part I

Today we are going on a scavenger hunt sponsored by Lakeway Parks and Recreation. It is titled the GOOD “TIME” SCAVENGER HUNT, and here is a description by the city. Happy New Year, Lakeway! It’s a “good time” to celebrate the start of 2023 with Parks & Recreation! As you walk the lower level of […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Frost Warnings

Prior to New Year’s Eve we had a two day freeze here in the neighborhood. I went out and captured some of the sights. Our tour today is to see how some of the residents tried to protect their plants. We are being catered by Koriente of Austin. Our entertainment is Little Big Town. Menu […]