Bob returned at noon. He had free tickets for the San Antonio Botanical Garden courtesy of the AIA (American Institute of Architects). The current special exhibit "Birdhouses" is sponsored by architectural firms and other sponsors.
We hadn't had breakfast so Bob and I ate at The Carriage House Restaurant at the entrance to the botanic garden. The building used to be a carriage house.
|The Carriage House Restaurant|
|Quilt on the wall above our table.|
Here then is a photo blog of feathers, flowers, and "fireworks." Friends will follow these photos.
|Beautiful feather pattern.|
|"I'm askin' you nice, would you feed me?"|
|Peek-a-boo, I see you.|
|Pink evening primroses|
|Germander (mint family)|
|Bob in The Old-Fashioned Garden|
|Golden barrel cactus|
|Blue mist flower|
|Hardy crinum (amaryllis)|
We capped off our day celebrating the birthday of a friend at Traveler's World RV Park. He invited all of his closest friends and cooked a sausage "stew" with kielbasas, cabbage, potatoes, and carrots cooked in beer. So scrumptious! Sides included coleslaw, deviled eggs, candied walnuts, Caesar salad, garlic bread, chocolate chip cookies, sponge cake with whipped cream and strawberries, chocolate cake and vanilla ice cream.
There was enough booze flowing freely to give all 60 people there DUIs if we had to drive anywhere, which we didn't. We walked home. Particularly good was the fireball whiskey, very cinnamon-y. I had a shot and followed it with a chaser of a couple sips of Redd's Apple Ale. That tasted pretty good.
Thank you Bob and Pam for a fun evening, despite the rain. Yes, it rained in April in south Texas. Temperature was in the 60s and everyone was wearing coats, hats, some had umbrellas and others went back to their RVs and brought out their blankets. Partway through the evening, some propane-fueled firebowls were put out and we huddled up around those. The rain eventually stopped and Bob opened his cards and gifts.
Bob and I headed home and watched "Margin Call." We didn't particularly like it. I gave it two stars out of five.
Welcome to Cathy who writes the Cold Lake Cathy blog. She, too, is doing the A-to-Z Challenge. Thanks for following along, Cathy.
Travel Bug out.