Monday, June 10, 2019

Family Time in San Antonio…

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One of the main reasons we travel back and forth through Texas is for the chance to visit our son and his family. Our grandkids are growing up fast and it is crazy how old they have become in such a short amount of time…

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Camping at Canyon Lake allows us the opportunity to take several visits into San Antonio Texas where they live. On one trip from our camp we arrived early in the day at a time when the parents were working and the kids were still in school.

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Our plan was to head to the main draw in San Antonio known as the river walk.. It is a fun place for an urban stroll along the San Antonio River. It definitely is a happy place to be with plenty of vacationers along the trail. There are restaurants and shops along with tour boats with animated guides describing the history of San Antonio. After enjoying a long walk, we stopped for a happy hour at Landry’s on the Riverwalk before driving on over to our son’s house.

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We spent this weekend and one other with the family fully enjoying our time with our  grandkids. Cameron, the youngest will be going into middle school next year while Adrianne, the oldest will be going into her senior year in high school. This makes visiting the grands fun although maybe not as fun as when they were younger versions of themselves.


The grands are both more independent and prefer more alone time than younger children so we spent a lot of time with our son , JJ, his wife Kelly and our three grand-dogs. The two oldest dogs are wiener dogs. Bernie (the eldest) and Bear, are both good dogs. Then there is the Boxer, Barley, who is still basically a pup so he’s a bit wilder


We did smoke a lot of meat one day on JJ’s smoker… and I mean a lot of meat. There was a brisket, a pork butt, a rack of baby back ribs and some jalapeño cheese sausage. Needless to say we ate like royalty!

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Our last event while visiting family was to attend Cameron’s graduation from elementary school to middle school. It was a bit of a long event but Cameron sure looked spiffy in his suit and sure looked proud holding his diploma… Well done Cameron!!!

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NOTE: We are back in College Station to get our rental house in shape to rent again. We are here in our old home town until July 7th…



1 comment:

  1. Just wanted to say I've appreciated your many comments and thoughts over the years. We are almost settled in to our place in Norfolk and continue to enjoy your blog. Looks like you are enjoying San Antonio again. Never made it to Canyon Lake but it looks like a great place. Enjoy the summer!