Category Archives: USA 2016

Its Italian for the Aussies …

There is not a lot to say about today, it was a bit of a lazy day to recharge. Jenny needed to do some shopping, Rachael wanted to do some shopping so we drove her around after her classes which … Continue reading

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A Geocaching we will go …

An early start for us today as it was a Geocaching Day. It was a chance to catch up with Sissy – a cacher originally from California that I had teamed up with in 2012 to do the ET Highway … Continue reading

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Gee we need a rest …

It was time for a day of rest and with Rachael needing to get some study and assignments done, we slept in and left her alone.   Once we arose, it was time to do another visit to Wallyworld (Walmart) … Continue reading

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See you later Bradley …

That ends Bradley’s visit with us and we dropped him off at the airport in time for him to return to Chicago. I then made a big mistake by agreeing to take Jenny and Rachael to the outlet stores at Round Rock … Continue reading

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Its Friday Night Football …

Football, Football, Football – we had a three hour drive today to get back to Austin for the last season game of the Texas Longhorns. The weather was not looking good for the game as we drove through heavy rain … Continue reading

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Houston we have a problem – what is Thanksgiving …

Happy Thanksgiving. This doesn’t mean a great deal to us as Australians but I guess we were thankful to be together as a family for a short time again this year. We wont be together again until July next year when both … Continue reading

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From Toilet Seats to Caves …

It took a while to get everyone out of bed but we had one more attraction to visit before leaving San Antonio – Barney Smith’s Toilet Seat Museum. I first visited Barney, 3 years ago and he was a sprightly 92 years … Continue reading

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Its Roller Coaster time …

The kids wanted to spend the day at Six Flags Fiesta today but they didn’t open til 2:00pm so it gave us a chance to head into Downtown San Antonio to have a look around.   First stop was the River Cruise which gives … Continue reading

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What about a good BBQ …

There was a plan for the day but it didn’t quite go to plan. Rachael had classes in the afternoon so the plan was to have lunch together and drop Rachael at Uni in the afternoon then go exploring until she finished … Continue reading

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Texas – here we come …

After a great week in Utah it is time to move onto our next adventure – catch up with the kids after not seeing them for 3 1/2 months. We are flying into Austin via Denver and Bradley is flying … Continue reading

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