Category Archives: walking tour

Pflugerville 06/27/2020

Pflugerville is stuck between a Rock and a Weird Place.  Their words, not mine.  To see this sign visit the pocket park between City Hall and the Hanovers Draught Haus.   We all wore face coverings at the registration. Brandy, Ed, … Continue reading

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Comfort 06/20/2020

Comfort is 18 miles SE of Kerrville, just off of I-10. Gass Blacksmith Shop built in 1891.  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). 1922 Gas Station so radically modified that it did not qualify for NRHP.  It … Continue reading

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Granbury 06/13/2020

Granbury is the county seat of Hood County. These are just a couple of items for sale in a store we passed. My walking companions. Gisha sculpture at Dora Lee Langdon Cultural and Education Center. Metal heron next to non-working … Continue reading

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Tour of Shiner, TX

The Spoetzl brewery and their variations of Shiner Beer has made the town “a household word” throughout the state of Texas.  The walk we did in Shiner, however, only included a cemetery and a small park. We did a loop … Continue reading

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Improvise, Adapt and Overcome! 7/27/2019

This is the unofficial motto of the Marine Corp (Clint Eastwood says it in “Heartbreak Ridge”). But I think it applies to those of us who participate in Volksmarching, so I am borrowing it. We showed up to register for … Continue reading

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College Station (A&M Campus) 06/09/2018

We wanted to walk the campus, but the walk registration box is hosted by the Bush Presidential Library which doesn’t open until 9:30…. so we made up our own 5K walk route. We started at 8 a.m. and were finished … Continue reading

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Houston Tunnels and Skybridges Volksmarch- 07/28/2017

Houston’s “underground” is a system of tunnels 20 feet below the downtown streets and more than 6 miles long. Having started out years ago as a tunnel between two downtown movie theaters, today it includes restaurants and retail and connects … Continue reading

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Salado, TX Urban Hike – 08/27/16

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Shiner, TX Urban Hike – 08/20/16

Todays adventure included a long drive and a walk around Shiner, Tx. Registration was at Harold’s Convenience Store.

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Granbury, TX Urban Hike – 08/06/16

Todays urban hike started at the First Presbyterian Church. Priscilla and Heinz were working the start table. Ed and Carlen talking to Heinz. Activity at the registration area.  Some of the 5K walkers are already checking in. Our daughter Kerwin … Continue reading

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