Tourist Courts and Amusing my Mother-in-Law

92 years old and going strong, my mother-in-law is a Texan through and through.  She has rolled with the punches remarkably well over the years, and it’s easy to mistake her for decades younger than her actual age.  Her enviable ability to let things go is, I think, one of the secrets to her longevity….

Bats and Bassists in Austin, TX

Nowadays, our travel multitasks, combining business with pleasure, and usually, family.  This past week, our visit to Austin, Texas centered on the Austin Bass Workshop, where my husband got to be with his people as both student and teacher during a four-day intensive course. Meanwhile, I hung out with the in-laws in 100+ degree heat. This…