Rancho Viejo Resort
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... recording equipment in my life – there must have been over 200 cameras pointed at the road from every possible angle, direction and height. Nobody was going to be driving through this checkpoint without having their vehicle photographed a squillion times, that’s for sure. The officers looked quite militant with their dark green uniforms, their various weapons, their collection of German shepherd dogs, their emotionless expressions and their Blues Brothers’ ...
... apparently the rio grande valley is full of these resorts for the snow birds. and once again less than half of the price of the places in florida that were similar.
about a half hour away from the island is the laguna Atascosa national refuge. and we saw many birds, but the ones that we have never seen and was absolutely stunning was the green jay and altamira oriole. we knew the whooping cranes were ...
... is a short movie of our friends Graham and Traci’s
son Campbell, who was one of 15 motocross kids from across Canada whom were
invited to race at the major moto in the Rogers center, where he finished in 3rd
position. He shows he is quite the man with his thank you speech on the main
podium of what looks to be a sold out venue. He refers to me as Grampa Tom!
The next is just a heads up. I submitted a story and a few
pictures of ...
... in the winter.
Along the way in Alamo, actually on S. Alamo Rd. just
minutes off of the freeway, is
The Original Willie’s Bar-B-Q that (according to Texas
monthly) is one of the 50 best BBQ joints in the world. Family owned and
operated since 1994. There claim to fame though, as far as I am concerned and I
have only been here the one time has to be their baked potato. Now I am talking
a huge russet potato, baked to perfection ...
... snow from the end of their driveways, clearing snow off of their cars, and enduring the already slow drive to work, now complicated and hindered more by the wind and the snow and the cold. Everyone is, I am sure, looking for some form of relief. Sorry, as far as I can see, and my opinion seems to be shared by others, there is no relief in sight. I have relegated myself to the belief that when we return to home in mid April, we are returning to be “stuck in colder ...
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