Tag Archives: wonders of back roads

Fly Thru Beer Barn | Longview, Texas

When I saw the Fly Thru Beer Barn, I had to stop and take a few pictures, riding in my car without getting out.  There is an airplane stuck in the roof, complete with its pilot (is it possibly Amelia … Continue reading

Posted in Roaming Every Corner, Texas, Weird Roadside Attractions | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The ATX Sign at the Whole Foods | Austin, Texas

The sun was about to go down and the colors looked soooo warm! The ATX sign is standing behind the Whole Foods Lamar.   THE STORY BEHIND THE NEW “ATX” SIGN ON FIFTH AND LAMAR SIGNAGE COMPANY ION ART CRAFTED … Continue reading

Posted in All About Austin Snapshots, Roaming Every Corner, Texas | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Be Ready for the Ride | Austin, Texas

  I have been here in South Austin for a year or so.  I hadn’t noticed these until two weeks ago when I passed by on 71.  I spotted a cowgirl and a cowboy at the entrance.  I had to … Continue reading

Posted in All About Austin Snapshots, Roaming Every Corner, Weird Roadside Attractions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Devil’s Backbone Overlook | Canyon Lake, Texas

These rolling hills and sweeping valleys dotted with oak and juniper and cactus make for a perfect location for a picnic and picture-taking on Farm Road 32.   Upon this 20-mile-long stretch of road and I knew exactly why it … Continue reading

Posted in Roaming Every Corner, Texas, Weird Roadside Attractions | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blazer Tag | Austin, Texas

It’s unlike any laser tag. Walking into the face of laser assault to the senses. There are over 60 video games, air hockey tables, skeeball and all you can name. The newest addition to Blazer Tag is having an indoor … Continue reading

Posted in All About Austin Snapshots, Roaming Every Corner | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Treaty Oak | Austin, Texas

The Treaty Oak is the last surviving member of the Council Oaks. Since the 1880s, the tree had been privately owned by the Caldwell family. In 1937 the City of Austin purchased the land for $1,000 and installed a plaque … Continue reading

Posted in All About Austin Snapshots, Roaming Every Corner | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Row. Row. Row. | Austin, Texas

The 50-foot-tall structure  is composed of roughly 75 boats, suspended from a steel framework by a mass of cables. The sculpture, outside the Hackerman Building, looms over the corner of Speedway and 24th Street and features canoes jutting out at … Continue reading

Posted in All About Austin Snapshots, Roaming Every Corner | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment