Scottish Inn Merkel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Again here, not much to say, just on the road from Texarkana to Tye Texas. The biggest highlight today was going through Dallas Texas. We actually took the ring road but that was a distance of 55 miles, one and a half hours, with traffic and all! What an experience. Actually was better than we expected. The rest of the trip to Tye was uneventful, however, we hit a glitch again. Once we were stopped for the night, ...
Actually, the title to the song "Abilene" is about the Kansas town, not Texas. That's okay as the song still fits here. We had a wonderful three days in Abilene and had a chance to walk around down in the old part of town. Several interesting things; Abilene is home to the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature. We found this ...
As I write this, we've been home for several weeks now. It's been hard to sit down and finish this blog once we got back home - and then had to prepare for going back to Austin again for our youngest daughter's 21 Sep wedding.
By this point in our trip, we were ready to get back to Austin to see the kids and grandkids. Abilene was just a quick overnight stop, and we were on the road again.
Spent the last couple of days in Abilene, TX. Mostly uneventful drive, but we did have to stop a couple of times and fix a piece of weather stripping that was flapping around on the camper.
We arrived in town hungry with no food in the camper (yet again), so we thought we'd go out for dinner. We have a gift card for Olive Garden, and Dean loves ...
... kayaking on the Llano River from Robinson Park.
The yellow rumped warbler, cedar waxwing, and others were beginning to
make their appearance even though the weather has made things a little
difficult for these creatures.
We were also fortunate one day to
spot a snipe on the river bank. Robert spotted it and took awhile to
find it because it was so well hidden in the vegetation along the river
bank. Robert ...