Archive for April 10, 2013

Excitement, Celebration, Romance, Love, Mexican Food, and Margaritas! These are the many things that come to mind one thinks of the San Antonio Riverwalk. The Riverwalk is a series of canals created by lock and dams along the San Antonio River. It is a place that holds history, beauty, and adventure. The Riverwalk is bustling year round. My favorite time is Christmas when it is lit up with twinkling lights for miles. If you’re looking for a beautiful place with history, culture, photographic opportunities and friendly people, visit the San Antonio Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas.

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At Six Flags Fiesta Texas, in San Antonio, Texas, they have something scarier and wilder than the movie. It is known as Poltergeist. This coaster is INSANE! I have ridden many and this one is right at the top of my adrenaline list. You take off like your on an air craft carrier, and then suddenly you are in an out of control dogfight.

If you are a coaster lover, give it a try. You will be glad you did.

You’ll reach top speed in 3.4 seconds.

There are four inversions hidden in the spaghetti bowl layout.

You’ll experience 55 twists and turns.

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This gator is barely,”Head Above Water.” I took this photo at Brazos Bend State Park in Texas. This park is loaded with BIG gators.  I estimate this bad boy to be 11 to 13 feet and probably anywhere from 400 to 700 lbs. This is also known as a Cajun Yard Dog in Louisiana.

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This morning I awoke and said,”No cereal or oatmeal today.” I broke out some scrapple, a box of grits, and some eggs. Grits are well-known in the Southern part of the United States. Grits are coarsely ground hominy that is cooked.  Scrapple is a Northern Pennsylvania Dutch dish that is typically made of hog scraps, and other trimmings, which are boiled with any bones attached, to make a broth. The bones and fat are discarded, the meat is reserved, and cornmeal is boiled in the broth to make a mush. You fry this mush for a fantastic tasting meal or side dish. Eggs are international, and one of the most completely made foods on the planet.

So here is a North South Breakfast.

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