|Picture by P.O|
There was a warm up band before Max and I'm sorry they did nothing for me. The instrumental music was good but I couldn't handle the singing. They made such an impression I can't even remember the bands name. I think they thought if they played really loud you wouldn't notice they couldn't sing. I never understood a single word they sang. But Yee Haw on came Max Stalling and his band. Max is a Texas song writer and singer. He and his band rocked Cypress Saloon with their music and songs. I think we found him 2 new fans.. The Harpers. ;o) Didn't get home until midnight. Fun evening and we had to get up early Saturday for more
Saturday Morning we're up but not moving real fast. We cleaned up, packed, loaded the car, kissed Pamela and Dexter goodbye and we were on the road to the Texas Hill Country to just relax.
By the time we get to Fredericksburg we're starving. Those 2 sausage kolaches had worn off. We checked into the The Fredericksburg Inn. It's right on Barons Creek about a 2 blocks off main street on 16 S. Instead of driving we decided to walk and find a new place to eat. We
David got a burger and I got a chicken sandwich. Pretty tasty. The other food being served around us looked pretty good too. Might have to try them again when we come back to the area. There's so many places to try. After that we're back on the streets and shopping or mainly looking around.
It wasn't long and we got a call from our friends that were already in Fredericksburg too. They wanted to see we had made it yet and if we wanted to join them for a bite to eat. We met them but we had something to drink and let them eat. Before we knew it, it was time to head out to Luckenback to listen to some music. Boot scootin and toe tapping.♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪•.
Now have you ever watched a rooster climb a tree. I hadn't but this handsome guy climbed right on up high in the tree branches.
Not to be left behind the spotted hen runs up right behind him.
Now this is a much younger rooster and not as pretty as the other one. Being younger his crow is a little broken and now as strong so we figured he hadn't hit puberty.
I forgot who but someone nickname him Justin Bieber. LOL
If you had any question where I was here's a picture of the Luckenbach post office.
I really like their mail box for the bills.
Do you see what I mean? The opening is facing down.
I recently found out that I liked Corona so that
was my flavor for the nite. Not that I'm a big beer drinker but this one works unless they have Blue Moon with Oranges which they didn't.
You couldn't have asked for better weather to be outside drinking and listening to some great music. Had a great time. By about 10pm it was actually getting a little cool with the breeze but comfortable.
This is our friends Tim and Gigi.
We're their daughter's Godparents and they're our daughter's God parents. We stood up in each others weddings too.
And I wanted a picture of David and I. It was getting late and David was getting really tired. I mean we got up early, okay early for me on a Saturday but he did all the driving. Aren't we cute.
When we woke up the next morning it was raining. Isn't this rose beautiful? It's one of the many on the bush below right outside our room door. See the circular pad behind it. They had chairs set up for a small wedding ceremony the night before. Beautiful setting with all the trees.
After a few pictures around the hotel we off to find some breakfast. Ran across this place. It's not very big but it served really tasty food. Oh yum. David ate a classic egg, bacon, potato and toast plate but I decided to be adventurous and try Eggs Benedict with crab cakes. I was pleasantly surprised. Thank goodness. Found us another place to eat ate.
Look all the petals on this rose. My favorite. Are you bored yet with all my rantings and pictures. There was just so much to see.
Next we headed off to the WildSeed Farm.
I guess we've never been to the Hill Country in the Spring because I don't remember so many flowers. Here I am standing in the poppy field. They were everywhere.
Don't know what these purple flowers but they were everywhere too.
Now it's time to head home. So you see it was a WILD flower weekend.
On our way back down 290 I asked for another flower photo shoot chance. I wanted to get a picture of a flower I kept seeing. And here it is.
We back home thru Bastrope on 71 and then hit 21 to get back to 290. Boy was I shocked. I couldn't believe what I was seeing. I never thought about how close the fires of September 2011 were to the highway. Sorry for the blurr but I tried focusing as we went by when I should have focused ahead.The devastation was almost overwhelming as we drove down 21. Things are starting to turn green around the trees but the scars are still there.
To end my long winded post is my last sudden stop picture. I just might put this one in a frame in the guest room. I kinda like this one.
There are three words I like to repeat to myself: glass half full. Just to remind myself to be grateful for everything I have.