Category Archives: Around New Braunfels

New Braunfels Needs More Restaurants

German-founded New Braunfels is growing and growing and growing, mainly because it has so much going for it (new-braunfels) : *It’s part of the enjoyable, beautiful Texas Hill Country. *It’s smack in the middle of the San Marcos to San Antonio corridor. … Continue reading

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The Zen of Summer

I have started walking again, for my own good. As I rounded the corner of our street this morning, a thought spread into the following poem by the time I opened the front door: In the sweltering heat of summer, I wonder … Continue reading

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June Blooms in New Braunfels

New Braunfels is blooming with bougainvilla, lantana, pride of Barbados, oleander, and spectacular crepe myrtle. I’ve been driving around trying to take pictures of everything, but the darn traffic keeps getting in my way, either by not allowing me to stop or … Continue reading

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Hill Today, Gone Tomorrow

Compared to the Rockies, Sierras, Cascades, Tetons, and other mountainous regions of the lower-48, the Texas hill country isn’t so grand – but we relish it and it’s all we have. At least for a while… From San Antonio up … Continue reading

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“Arsenic and Old Lace”

New Braunfels is blessed with a top-rate local theatre (Circle Arts Theatre) and director, Roberta Elliott. With very talented actors and singers, we have never been disappointed with any play we have seen. Last fall the theatre underwent a complete renovation and … Continue reading

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