Category Archives: texas

Our great summer: San Antonio

What would summer be without a trip to San Antonio to see all our family? Evenings spent swimming in Nan’s pool, the buzz of cicadas, the tinkling of wind chimes, the dry heat.

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Summer slipped by

Last year was a summer of waiting, as our house was rebuilt. This year was a summer of change. The biggest change was unexpected and swift: My dad lost his job of 25 years, but in short order found a … Continue reading

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An adventure at SeaWorld, and visiting family

Our girls are growing so fast. Jadzia starts kindergarten and Ludi begins preschool this year. So while we were in San Antonio, it seemed about time to introduce them to SeaWorld.

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San Antonio: Like a second home

San Antonio is in many ways like a second home to me (says the guy whose family is living in a temporary second home in Woodson Terrace). My mom and dad met and married in San Antonio. Both sets of … Continue reading

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Sick in San Antonio

As I mentioned in the previous entry, from the beginning of our Second Great Road Trip, I had been suffering a bit in my sinuses and chest. I chalked it up to allergies. But the evening we got back to … Continue reading

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The ranch

Last year my aunt Joyce invited us to visit the ranch she shares with her husband Ted and my cousin Dion. I have never really visited a ranch in Texas, so I thought this would be a cool opportunity, especially … Continue reading

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2nd Great Road Trip: Houston

Driving to San Antonio from St. Louis is a 16-17 hour affair. Our strategy for this trip was much the same as when we traveled out to Washington. We would visit various friends/places along the way to break up the … Continue reading

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Catching up is hard to do

Still playing catch-up here on the blog… Someday all my websites, bunk beds, and projects will be finished and we’ll be up to date. Ah, who am I kidding? Anyway, here are a few choice pics from our trip to … Continue reading

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Yet another apology

Here at the Renaud Empire, there has been no shortage of stories to tell the world at large. There has been, however, a shortage of time in which to write said stories. So, yet again, I am apologizing for a … Continue reading

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Whirlwind wedding weekend

Last weekend, my youngest brother, Jon, got married. I went with Jadzia to San Antonio to attend the wedding. It was a whirlwind trip.

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