Wednesday Lagniappe – Casa Pilatos Bougainvillea, Seville

Lagniappe, Travel

It’s Wednesday afternoon in Fort Worth, threatening rain – or, since this is Texas, after all, perhaps I should say “promising rain.” I’m thinking about our recent trip to Seville and the spectacular bougainvillea at Casa Pilatos, a lovely palace that we stumbled across on a beautiful spring morning. So here is your Wednesday lagniappe: Debra, […]

May 10, 2017

Lagniappe from Seville – A Bit of Plaza de Espana

Lagniappe, Travel

We’re back from Spain! It was a lovely trip that will make for several future travel posts. While we’re smoothing out our jet lag and evaluating changes at Hildring House (update post coming soon), I thought a little lagniappe to start the weekend was in order. Here is a shot from Seville of the central […]

April 7, 2017

Montserrat Barcelona – Today’s Lagniappe

Lagniappe, Travel

By the time this posts, we will be on our way to another part of Spain – Madrid and Seville and surrounds. But if you ever find yourself headed to Barcelona, do take the time to go to Montserrat (not talking about the Caribbean Island here, folks). The monastery, the Black Madonna, the cable car, […]

March 24, 2017

Day Trip to Tallinn


Peculiar travel suggestions are dancing lessons from God. – Kurt Vonnegut, Cat’s Cradle One evening while having dinner at Taverna in downtown Fort Worth, we asked our waiter – who obviously was European – where he would go if he were to take a vacation in Europe. He replied, “Tallinn or Riga.” I have to […]

February 18, 2017