On our way to visit the two Bush Presidential Libraries, we spent a day in Chappell Hill, Texas for the Bluebonnet Festival.  The Chappell Hill event was declared the “Official Bluebonnet Festival of Texas” by the Texas Legislature and was voted #7 as “Most Popular Festival in Texas” by Texas Highways magazine. We always enjoy community […]

Austin is the state capital of Texas, and we had to take a visit to the Capitol building. It was an interesting experience. Not only was the legislature in session (they only meet for a total of six months every two years), but it was “Planned Parenthood day,” so we had to deal with a […]

After leaving Galveston, we continued south along the Gulf to Corpus Christi where we hunkered down for a couple nights. The weather was rainy and very windy, so we opted to not do any sightseeing and plan to visit again in the future. From there, we drove south and inland to Mission, known as the […]