Bluebonnet Season

Lucy cat in a field of bluebonnets

Looks like it is starting to be bluebonnet and wild flower season! Where are some of your favorite spots to grab a pic?

The Loose Screw Beer House & Garden

The Loose Screw is one of my favorite weekend spots. Luckily living 2 blocks away make it an easy walk with the kids. It is located at Old Taylor High. Has a large outdoor area with lots of tables. Lot of room for kids to run around in the school fields. Food Trucks, live music, etc…

Oh yeah, they also have beer and wine. 42 rotating taps! Everyone is bound to find something they like. There are even non-alcoholic drinks.

Don and Tammy are awesome people. If you have some time on the weekend it is an easy drive and a nice way to spend the afternoon.

The Loose Screw Patio

410 W 7th Street (Old Taylor High School) 
Taylor, Texas 76574
(512) 595-5098

Hiking in Barton Creek

First time in Barton Green Belt. It was busy but a great day.

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Congress Bridge Bats

Went downtown the other night to see the bats. If there is one good thing about this heatwave is it makes the bats come out earlier than usual. We got down there around 8:15pm and they were out by 8:20pm.  I tried last year a number of times and they didn’t come out till after dark. More pictures after the break. Read more of this post

Taylor, TX

Yesterday I had the pleasure of making the short drive to Taylor, TX.

My wife and I decided to make the drive there because I had remembered driving through at night and that they had a nice old downtown. When we started to drive into town I wasn’t sure if I had remembered correctly, but then when we hit downtown I knew I was right.

We started to drive north on main and just north of downtown this house caught our eye .

So then we started exploring and it was incredible how many old Craftsman and Victorian homes were in this town. If you drive just west of main street you’ll find homes built anywhere from 1860 to 1940. Many of them have been restored but you can find some that you could restore yourself for a great price.

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