The Reel Seafood House

My family and I moved from the Dallas area to San Antonio three years ago. When we moved to San Antonio it was like we were on vacation. We had so many restaurants to choose from which mostly consisted of Mexican Food. I was in Heaven! Four months ago we moved out of San Antonio and relocated just outside of the big city. It is a much smaller town that does not have many restaurants, so when we are out and about we constantly have our eyes open for new places to eat. Friday night we were … [Read more...]

Coasterphobia – Yep, I Suffer From It

Up until around the age of 30 I would always get excited about going to theme parks such as Six Flags Over Texas, Universal Studios, Islands of Adventures and Disney. Even though I was scared and nervous I loved riding the upside rides, the rides that drop you from way high in the sky and the really fast ones that leave you not knowing if you are here or there.Sadly, in my early 30's I came to the conclusion that my body and I did not respond to roller coasters like I used to. After I got myself … [Read more...]

Vivien Thomas — In Honor of Black History Month

Vivien ThomasWhere would my daughter be if it had not been for Vivien Thomas?Here are some facts about Vivien Thomas:He grew up in Nashville and had hopes of becoming a doctor, but unfortunately the Great Depression changed his plans. He had to put his education on hold and he became a carpenter. In 1930 he secured a job as a surgical research technician with Dr Alfred Blalock; however was classified and paid as a janitor. On his first day of work, Thomas assisted Blalock on a surgical … [Read more...]

My Food Review of Cantina Del Rio in Gruene, Texas (Who Knew… It Was National Margarita Day)

Saturday, February 22nd was National Margarita Day; I did not even know this until after the fact. Thankfully since my morning random weigh in made me delightfully happy I landed at a cantina that served food with melted cheese over refried beans and fajita meat. Oh thank you, Jesus, for my weight that morning!That morning, my family piled in the car thinking that we were going to a neighborhood garage sale and then to Sonic for a drink. Little did we know that we were going to drive 30 minutes … [Read more...]

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