Oakwood at 2400 Fountainview
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... salmon tartare and I had a ceasar salad with two huge anchovie filets reclining immodestly across it. We both had steak that was cooked to perfection and so big neither of us could finish. Great service and lovely food.
By 9:00 it seemed almost balmy outside so we took a little walk (Annette’s Misfit shows we walked 3.4 miles today) and then felt so proud of it we went to the Garden Café for soft serve ice cream.
Can’t wait for ...
Weather is a broken record, cloudy with a threat of rain. About an 80% threat of rain this afternoon. So we made plans for the morning.
First, we go downtown to Bayou Bend Collections and Gardens. It was the home of the daughter and sons of the first Texas native governor. His last name was Hogg. The sons were Michael, William, and James. The daughter was given a family name, Ima. Our guide on the tour ...
... br> exploration. It showed how the ISS was conceived and built, and discussed the cooperation between nations to build and operate it. There were great clips of space walks including one where the astronaut stepped back off the ISS with the earth in the background that made
many in the audience, including Barbara, groan. There was also information about the Orion project—travel to Mars. ...
They only had enough staff to take one of the cheetahs on the walk with us.
We did get to go back to the enclosure and the barn to see the other cheetah and their dog friend.
The cheetah were also going on a field trip later today since it was international ...
... wouldn't wear. My suitcase has been packed and repacked by her way too many times. And me? Well I'm just trying to remember as much Spanish from 10th grade as possible. Right now I'll be happy if I can muster a conversation at a Kindergarten level. But I'm also PUMPED to be traveling on my own and having one hell of a summer without parents smothering me with their worries. Don't get me wrong, I love them, but I'm excited for this independence!