Side trips – the New Ulm Cemetery, Haubold gravesite, and the San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site

On the way from La Grange to San Felipe de Austin, we passed through New Ulm, where my great grandfather is buried. Driving around outside the park, we came across the San Felipe de Austin Historic Site. We wound up making a trip back to New Ulm to see if we could locate the gravesite.

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Sightseeing in La Grange TX – Czech Center, Texas Quilt Museum, and Roundtop

ElizaBeth had always wanted to visit the Texas Quilt Museum and we also ran across the Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center. Driving in, we came through Roundtop, Texas, which looks like it wants to become the next antique center of Texas. If you’ve ever watched Barnwood Builders you’ll know they just opened a place – and we had to see it.

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College Station and the G.H.W. Bush Presidential Library Center

Our bucket list – and it’s long – has had the Presidential libraries on it for a while. We have seen Clinton’s library together, and we wanted to see the G.H.W. Bush Presidential Library Center in College Station while we were in Livingston. The detour got in the way a little bit, but we thought we might get a weekend off before treatments started. However, since College Station is 90 minutes away, we had to find a way to take care of Sugar, Izzy, and little Pepper.

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Christmas 2020, visits from Santa Claus and some of the family

I’m a firm believer that “wanting what you have” is the key to happiness, and if 2019 wasn’t the Christmas we planned, we had each other and that’s most important of all. Julia and Stephanie came down from north Texas and we went to Rain Forest Cafe, and we met Heather and Jose in Rosenburg at the Ol’ Rail Road Cafe.

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