Tag Archives: Views of the Neighborhood

Views of the neighborhood. Earth Day Fact Find – Part One

Today we are heading out for an Earth Day Fact Find Scavenger hunt. To feed us all, I asked QI restaurant in Austin to put on a Dim Sum brunch. They agreed, and here is what that brunch looks like. Dim Sum Brunch Menu Crab Meat Fish Maw Soup Dumpling 蟹肉鱼肚汤包 Scallop Caviar Sui Mai […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Spring Flowers

Today we are going out to find the spring wildflowers, and as usual, we need to be fortified with good food and drink. Today we are being catered brunch from Matties in Austin. Matties Brunch STARTER FriedGreenTomatoes shrimp+crabsalad,lemon,creoleremoulade . . . . . SALADS Farmhouse Salad (V) local greens, fennel relish, tarragon vinaigrette, cherry tomatoes […]

Views of the Neighborhood – In Search of Easter

Welcome to Easter Sunday in the neighborhood. We are going to go out and see if we can find Easter decorations. Today we have catered a brunch from Juniper in Austin. You can choose one or sample everything. We also have Brad Paisley for your entertainment.   BRUNCH PRIX FIXE- FOR THE TABLE prosciutto di […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Spring Flowers

Today’s tour takes us around a little and also to a nursery. I took the liberty of ordering off the menu from Roosevelt’s in Port Aransas. They have a wine and food pairing. Pay no attention to the price. I got this. For dessert, we have a deep dish Hot Dutch apple pie with home […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Search for Spring

Before we get started I just want you to know Eternal Road – The final stop, US Kindle edition, will be on sale for 99¢ starting Today, March 21st at 3:00 AM Eastern time until Wednesday, March 24 at midnight. There are 26 lovely reviews for a 4.8 rating. If you have been waiting for the […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Compass Treasure Hunt – Part 2

For those of you who were here last week, you will recall clue number two of the Compass Treasure Hunt was missing. If you missed last week, you could catch up HERE. I called the Parks and Recreation Department, and sure enough, the clue had been buried under some cedar stips. The director told me […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Compass Treasure Hunt – Part 1

Lakeway Parks & Recreation Presents a 2021 Virtual Compass Treasure Hunt. Learn orienteering skills by using a compass to find your way to the hidden treasure! March 1, 2021 – March 21, 2021, Lakeway City Park – 502 Hurst Creek Road – Lakeway, TX 78734 Okay, so now we know what we are doing. We need to board […]

Views of the Neighborhood – A Gloomy Day

Well, today is certainly gloomy. Here’s a shot of the fog in front of the house. Today’s trip is to see if we can find any trace of spring after our 144 hours of freezing temperatures. It looks like we will need to amp up the food, so we have hired The French Laundry in […]

Views of the Neighborhood – After the Storm

It is in the 50s, and the snow is almost gone. Today’s tour of the neighborhood will be a mixture of some sad things and some to make you smile. We will take the bus even though it is a short ride. Of course, we need to take food, but since most food stores have […]

Views of the neighborhood – First Signs of Spring

Happy Valentine’s Day. I started out this week setting up a tour of the first signs of spring. The temps were in the high 60s, and I thought we would have another outdoor gathering. Well, Mother Nature fooled me. So this week, we will have to stay on the bus since the temperature is 25 […]