Lunch in Grapevine

According to Wikipedia, the city of Grapevine, Texas, has plenty of history behind it, including personages as diverse as General Sam Houston and Henry Methvin, an associate of Bonnie and Clyde. What I actually know about Grapevine is that there’s a Bass Pro Shops store there, and that Willhoite’s on Main Street is a really good place to eat lunch, […]

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Cabela’s, Fort Worth

In September 2015, the new Bass Pro Shops store opened in Rocklin, California — only a short 15- to 20-minute drive from our house. Since the Big Guy is a serious bass fisherman, he had already been a customer; and one of the regular features of our December trips to Texas was always a Christmas Eve visit to Bass Pro […]

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WPC: The Road Taken

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of March 1, 2017. Show us something that surprised or delighted you on “the road taken.” Phoenix Park is only a mile or so down the road from my house; I drive past and always promise to visit but then forget about it until the next time. Since all the rain […]

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Memory Monday, Week 15

This week, due to a few technical difficulties, I’ve got only a few of the slides from our visit to The Butchart Gardens outside Victoria, B.C.; hopefully I’ll be able to share the rest of them next Monday The Butchart Gardens, B.C., first began in 1904 as a small garden near a quarry and cement plant. The property now extends […]

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