Tag: Austin

Why you will love Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country!

Why you will love Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country!

My husband and I have visited the Texas Hill Country a few times, and loved it. We plan to spend much more time in the area! Ah, the longer we stayed on Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country, the more I liked it!  Lakeway is a wealthy, small town with all the amenities, easy […]

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Another Fabulous Stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin!

Another Fabulous Stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin!

Last summer my husband and I ventured to Austin, Texas to see the bats…and our son, who lives there. Sadly, the bats didn’t make an appearance, but our stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin was so fabulous we decided to stay there again, and this time, we saw the bats! Any trip to Austin during […]

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Empty Nesters Enjoy Austin: Stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin!

Empty Nesters Enjoy Austin: Stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin!

Empty Nesters, there is a lot to do in Texas! How about Austin? What do we really want to know about the Hyatt Regency Austin? The important stuff, right? Like the incredible location and views! Our recent stay was fabulous, and we enjoyed the view so much we didn’t even close the drapes at night…Austin […]

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Funny Things Happened on the Way to Austin

Funny Things Happened on the Way to Austin

Austin, Texas is one of those places known as “cool”. Austin has always been a cool place to be, whether you are a college student or a Texas politician *(it is the capitol of Texas). It is also a vibrantly active city. The river runs right through downtown (*but it is known as Town Lake, […]

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And I’m Back from my Adventures!

Filed in Midlife, Texas Travels, Travel by on May 18, 2015 14 Comments
And I’m Back from my Adventures!

What a whirlwind the last month has been! I’ve been to two weddings (one of them was my son’s) and had a major surgery. I’ve either been walking on the beach, dancing, hosting a rehearsal dinner, or recovering. Right now, I am recovering from surgery. A long story short: a MRSA infection several years ago […]

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LBJ Presidential Library at UT Austin is a Must See for Texas Empty Nesters!

LBJ Presidential Library at UT Austin is a Must See for Texas Empty Nesters!

Ever been to a Presidential Library?  Well, for a history buff like me you’d think the answer would be yes….but no, not until I visited the LBJ Presidential Library at the University of Texas Austin campus!  The Library is celebrating the Sixties (which, you know, makes sense for LBJ), and wow!  Talk about Boomer heaven! […]

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More from Lake Travis

Filed in Texas Travels by on June 8, 2013 0 Comments
More from Lake Travis

Ah, the longer we stay on Lake Travis, the more I like it!  Lakeway is a wealthy, small town with all the amenities, easy to get around in, and deer are sighted on every drive in the neighborhood.  The only real issue is how low the lake is.  There are boathouses and stairs just sprawled […]

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Hamilton Pool in Dripping Springs, Tx!

Filed in Texas Travels by on June 6, 2013 0 Comments
Hamilton Pool in Dripping Springs, Tx!

5/12/15:  a little reminder about how wonderful the Texas Hill Country is! First published on 6/6/13 I took a little trip this morning in order to hike to Hamilton Pool.  Hamilton Pool is an historic swimming hole, about an hour outside of Austin.  Hamilton Creek empties into the Pedernales River, spilling over limestone outcroppings to create […]

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