well after five years of not being able to take a vacation for various reasons, the wife and i decided to take one this weekend. well we left late thursday morning and headed to New Braunfels. we took more of the smaller highways rather than the interstates. so far we have had a good time and decided to stay in New Braunfels another night. this morning we are heading to the city of San Antonio to see the Alamo. later this evening we are heading to Corpus Christy and then tomorrow we will go and see the USS Lexington there. when i get home next week i will share pictures we have taken. so far we are having a great time, and the food has been great. thursday night we had dinner at a place called Montana Mike's Steakhouse. i had really good sirloin and grilled shrimp. last night we ate at place in Gruene called the Gristmill that overlooked the Guadalupe river and the food was fantastic. well i will post more later tonite and let you know about the food and scenery.