Monthly Archives: February 2016

Travel Diary: Bicycling Around Lady Bird Lake

The weather here in Austin has been glorious since the middle of February. On a recent bright and sunny day we decided to rent some bikes and ride around Lady Bird Lake (also known as Town Lake.) There are 10 … Continue reading

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Travel Diary: Waco Mammoth Bones and Other Points of Interest

Magnolia Market at the Silos and Joanna and Chip Gaines are undoubtedly the biggest tourist attractions in Waco, Texas. The popularity of Joanna and Chip Gaines and their HGTV show, Fixer Upper, have been a boost to tourism in Waco. … Continue reading

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Travel Diary: My Pilgrimage to Magnolia Market

When we were planning what we wanted to do during our month in Austin this year, I told Mr. MT Nest that I simply could not come to Texas without visiting Magnolia Market in Waco. Waco is only about a … Continue reading

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Travel Diary: Greetings from Austin

Greetings from Austin, Texas. We arrived here last Tuesday and so far, we’re really enjoying our Austin explorations! A few years ago, as we were making plans for our life after retirement, Mr. MT Nest and I decided that we … Continue reading

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5 Reasons I Love St. Augustine

I really love the city of St. Augustine, Florida. Until two years ago I had never even visited this lovely old city in northern Florida.  On my first visit, in January of 2014, I absolutely fell in love with this … Continue reading

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