While moored in Houston, we wanted to keep the tours and adventures alive, and the Houston Museum of Natural History in Sugarland is just down the street.Continue reading “Houston Museum Natural Science (HMNS Sugarland)”
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.Continue reading “Christmas 2020, visits from Santa Claus and some of the family”
*DETOUR* to Houston TX and MD Anderson
December 4, 2019 to
March 15, 2020
Highway 6 RV Resort
Our plans were for a little downtime in Goodrich, make our way to DFW for Christmas, return to Alpine on New Year’s to celebrate the one year anniversary of starting our adventure, and then on to Big Bend for golf. As the saying goes, the best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men often go astray, and while we were going through routine medical checkups, what I first thought was a small mouth ulcer turned out to be cancer.
I am sorry to tell you this, but it’s cancer.
Since we live in the RV and our legal domicile is in Texas, we had three trips to Livingston planned around filling prescriptions, visiting doctors and dentists, and renewing vehicle registrations. I had noticed a small cyst under the base of my tongue and asked our general practitioner for a referral. She sent me to an ear | nose | throat (ENT) doctor in College Station, TX, and with one look he told me that the small lump “does not look good.” I realize now he knew and was preparing me for the biopsy results.
Still, however, there is nothing that can soften the words:
I am sorry to tell you this, but it’s cancer.Continue reading “I am sorry to tell you this, but it’s cancer.”
Heritage Village in Woodville TX
The Heritage Village in Woodville is one of those gems you just stumble across, the village is a collection of buildings arranged as a pioneer town dated between the 1840s through 1920s. In addition, there is the Pickett House that serves boarding house style all you can eat fried chicken, chicken & dumplings, country vegetables, cobbler, biscuits, and cornbread.Continue reading “Heritage Village in Woodville TX”
Sam Houston Memorial Museum in Huntsville, TX
Huntsville is home to the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, and we made it a Texas History Day by starting at the Cafe Texan. Then it was off to the Sam Houston State campus where the museum is located.Continue reading “Sam Houston Memorial Museum in Huntsville, TX”