Andrew Eisenzimmer


Andrew Eisenzimmer

North America » United States » Texas » Austin October 19th 2009

Halloween is busting out all over Austin. I've been seeing people in stores and other places wearing Halloween atire. Today was another beautiful day in Austin; unfortunately it is our last. We went walking this morning and came back to the condo for an omlet breakfast on the patio. Began buttoning up the condo to leave and had an afternoon cocktail on the patio before leaving for the airport. Got to the airport and had the usual Salt Lick BBQ combo platter with brisket and sausage. What a way to end the time in Austin. In a stark contrast to our flight down to Austin, which was nearly 5 hours late, the flight back to the Twin Cities was about a half-hour early.... read more
Playing 'Possum
Monday Morning

North America » United States » Texas » Austin October 18th 2009

Today was unbelievable. We got up late and went walking and bought the Sunday Austin newspaper. Came back and had French toast and Andouille sausage. Breakfast on the patio, The weather is great, sunny with a high near 80. This afternoon we went to the South Austin Museum of Popular Culture. Its things like this that make Austin weird. Quite the place, as you may be able to tell from the photographs. The museum had a number of posters from the old Vulcan Gas Company, which was a music club back in the late 60s at 316 Congress. I used to go to that club when I was down here 40 years ago. Afterward,we came back to the condo and then had Lemon Martinis before supper. Ate supper outside on the patio. Beautiful night to do ... read more
Happy Halloween
South Austin Cars
The Original Hybrid

North America » United States » Texas » Austin October 17th 2009

Today we went downtown to the Austin Farmers Market. Bought some green tomatoes, arugula, Round Rock Honey and Texas Olive Ranch Olive Oil. Used the green tomatoes and arugula make a panini sandwich with pancetta, fried green tomatoes, Provolone cheese and arugula. This afternoon we were sitting out on the patio enjoying a Paloma, and we started to see many, many dark looking butterflies flying overhead. There is a large emergence of snout butterflies in Central Texas right now. When there is a drought followed by heavy rains, the rains kill parasites that feed on the butterflies. The spiny hackberry plant which the butterflies like to feed on is plentiful, so they are all around. It is quite an interesting sight. Today also marks the 43rd anniversary of my going into the Army. That is when ... read more
Bell Peppers
More Farmers Market

North America » United States » Texas » Austin October 16th 2009

Today is the 40th anniversary of my getting out of the Army, which is when I was living in Texas. We slept in because our flight last evening was so late. Went to breakfast at Cafe Java, near the condo.... read more
Cafe Java Menu

North America » United States » Texas » Austin October 15th 2009

It may take me longer to get back to Texas than it did to return from there 40 years ago tomorrow. We are at the airport but the inbound aircraft was delayed. So the flight is four-and-a-half hours late. It will be nearly 3:30 am before we arrive at the condo. We are spending the time eating at the airport. I put up a picture of Mom (Grandma) at Wolfgang Pucks Express. I also added a picture of the genuine Texas Bowl of Red like yall had the other night.... read more
Bowl of Red
Flight 3553

North America » United States » Texas » Austin October 10th 2009

Getting ready to leave on Thursday but first have to make some Texas Chili to get in the mood.... read more
Texas Chili
Shiner Beer
Welcome To Texas

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