Archive for October, 2014

Hill country

October 17, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  2 Comments

I could use a dose of that good ole Texas Hill country… Walking through the Pocket Prairies and crossing the little streams..

Pocket Prairie

Pocket Prairie

 

 

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Taking some shade

Taking some shade

 

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Common Orb Weaver

Common Orb Weaver

What did I eat?

October 16, 2014  |  Food  |  5 Comments

Oh my… I have a minor Homage here to the Grandma’s Vanilla creme Sandwich cookie…I am not sure if I really like them, but they have them in the vending machine at work..

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Gumbo at Work

Gumbo at Work

 

 

Pulled Pork Sandwich at work

Pulled Pork Sandwich at work

 

 

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Chuck really is Portable..

Chuck really is Portable..

 

 

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Upper Barton Creek

October 15, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Upper Barton Creek

Barton Creek is very well known in south Austin as it has a jewel of a namesake greenbelt that folks love… Here we see the place where Barton creek is barely in existence..just getting started..Plus a little spot the lizard on the bottom.

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Spot the Lizard?

 

 

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Texas Spiny Back.. pretty well camouflaged

Old Ranch house

October 14, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Old Ranch house

Probably built at the turn of the 1800’s This served as the primary residence on the Shield ranch..

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Some Fine Craftsmanship

Some Fine Craftsmanship

Spot the Lizard?

October 10, 2014  |  Close Ups, Outdoors  |  1 Comment

Shown here, fairly well camouflaged is most likely a Texas Rose-bellied Lizard…

 

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What did we eat?

October 9, 2014  |  Food  |  Comments Off on What did we eat?

Wow.. That is a good question.. here we have a collection from a hole in the wall near the house, ( Chicken Lollypop) – that is what its called..and some favorites for a fun night out!

The Name Sake At Chicken Lollypop

The Name Sake At Chicken Lollypop

 

 

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Chicken 65 from Chicken Lollypop..kinda a cross between General Tsao’s and curry Chicken.. very tasty..

 

 

Garlic fried rice at Chicken Lollypop..with Fried egg on top

Garlic fried rice at Chicken Lollypop..with Fried egg on top

 

Tuna tower From Mikado.. Ahi Tuna- Roe..mmmm

Tuna tower From Mikado..
Ahi Tuna- Roe..mmmm

Tuna Tower from Mikado Sushi

Tuna Tower from Mikado Sushi

 

Crunchy Kazi and Hottie Susan rolls from Mikado

Crunchy Kazi and Hottie Susan rolls from Mikado

 

Salmon Nigiri..and White Tuna in the background

Salmon Nigiri..and White Tuna in the background

 

Cranberry Tort From Work

Cranberry Tort From Work

Travis county

October 8, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  1 Comment

Back on the Shield Ranch.. a few of the sights..

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Feral Hog

October 7, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Feral Hog

While we were at the Shield Ranch, Jen and I saw this Huge Feral Hog..These breed so prolifically they can become pests..

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Corner Store

October 6, 2014  |  Austin  |  2 Comments

We have the weirdest Convenience store over on the east side of Braker lane..They sell some of the nuttiest stuff…

Yes, Synthetic Urine, apparently we all need it

Yes, Synthetic Urine, apparently we all need it

 

 

Good Ole Frankensense

Good Ole Frankensense and Myrrh…

 

 

I buy all my Contact lenses at the Gas Station

I buy all my Contact lenses at the Gas Station

 

 

2 Please..cause I love me some LARD...

2 Please..cause I love me some LARD…

 

 

Lets Stock Extra Crack Pipes.. we may see a surge in folks looking for these..

Lets Stock Extra Crack Pipes.. we may see a surge in folks looking for these..

 

 

Reflexology? No idea here..

Reflexology? No idea here..

 

 

Oh yea.. lets get this party started.. and in the bargain bin no less...

Oh yea.. lets get this party started.. and in the bargain bin no less…

Hill country near Wimberly

October 3, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Hill country near Wimberly

We Hiked the outer loop at the blue hole, providing some great Hill country views…

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