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A Strange Dessert in San Antonio, Texas

There are not many desserts that I won't eat...and enjoy thoroughly. A tiny bit of something sweet is the perfect finale to every meal. I even keep semi-sweet chocolate baking chips in my [...]

By |March 12th, 2012|Categories: North America, Texas, TRAVEL|Tags: , , |16 Comments
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See Creative Artwork at Ripleys Believe It or Not

In college, I took a figure drawing class. Yes. It was the one where nude models pose and everyone giggles for the first half hour of the lesson. Myself included. [...]

By |March 5th, 2012|Categories: North America, Texas, TRAVEL|Tags: , |11 Comments
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Wear Nasty Hats and Eat Crispy Alligator at Dick’s Last Resort

I will admit that I am a snobby restaurant diner. Typically, cheesy gimmicks will not work for me. Neither does a $2.99 grand slam breakfast. And that's why it is ironic [...]

By |February 27th, 2012|Categories: FOOD, North America, Texas, TRAVEL, UNUSUAL|Tags: , , |11 Comments
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Go Victorian House Hunting in San Antonio’s King William District

Every place I travel to, I comb the neighborhoods to find my "future" home. Typically a sprawling stucco, single story next to the beach and with a view. I am a [...]

By |February 24th, 2012|Categories: North America, Texas, TRAVEL|Tags: |14 Comments
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Eat Foie Gras at a San Antonio Restaurant

I was having a serious fried food overload in San Antonio, Texas. No joke, grease was starting to seep through my pores. This was something that even a double dose of [...]

By |February 22nd, 2012|Categories: FOOD, North America, Texas, TRAVEL, UNUSUAL|Tags: , , |14 Comments
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Attempt at a Guinness World Record

Being in the Guinness World Record book is on a majority of Bucket Lists, mine included. But, I never knew what I would do to get there; knit the longest [...]

By |February 16th, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |19 Comments
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Take The Alamo Trolley to a 4-D Theater

I don't recall ever seeing a 3-D movie, not even the award-winning Avatar. So, I added it to my bucket list, in hopes of turning this goal into a reality. [...]

By |February 13th, 2012|Categories: North America, Texas, TRAVEL|Tags: , |16 Comments
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Visit a Taxidermist’s Dream Museum in San Antonio

In my hometown, there is a well-known bar called Andresen's that we affectionately refer to as "the dead animal bar", due to its numerous preserved animals that adorn the walls. [...]

By |February 3rd, 2012|Categories: North America, Texas, TRAVEL, UNUSUAL|Tags: , |6 Comments
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Drink a Stinky Pig & Eat Frickles in Texas

My next mission, after seeing the Alamo at night, was going to Esquire Tavern on the San Antonio Riverwalk for deep-fried pickles. I had heard about frickles, but had never partook. [...]

By |January 30th, 2012|Categories: FOOD, North America, Texas, TRAVEL, UNUSUAL|Tags: , , , |22 Comments
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Visit Mission San Jose in San Antonio

As soon as I landed in San Antonio, Texas I was on a mission.  A mission that involved racing to The Alamo while it was still lit by the night lights and the moon. I [...]

By |January 27th, 2012|Categories: North America, Texas, TRAVEL|Tags: , |19 Comments