January, 2009 Archives

Bob Bullock Museum, Austin, Texas

January 11th, 2009 Permalink

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, is a museum owned by the State of Texas dedicated to telling “The Story of Texas.” It is named after former Texas Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock, who championed its creation.   The museum is located at 1800 North Congress Avenue in Austin, a few blocks north of the Texas […]

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Bob Bullock Museum, Austin, Texas

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, is a museum owned by the State of Texas dedicated to telling “The Story of Texas.” It is named after former Texas Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock, who championed its creation.   The museum is located at 1800 North Congress Avenue in Austin, a few blocks north of the Texas State Capitol.   The museum has three floors of interactive exhibits, a special effects theater, and an IMAX Theatre.

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2009 Fiesta Bowl – Texas vs. Ohio State

January 5th, 2009 Permalink

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2009 Fiesta Bowl – Texas vs. Ohio State

January 5th, 2009 Permalink

My friend Anna Lisa Montaya was kind enough to let me buy some extra tickets for the 2009 Fiesta Bowl.  Rob Rickard and his son also joined us.  The Texas Longhorns were playing the Ohio State Buckeyes.   A good year for both programs–unlike 2010 (it would take the Buckeyes a while to recognize just […]

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My friend Anna Lisa Montaya was kind enough to let me buy some extra tickets for the 2009 Fiesta Bowl.  Rob Rickard and his son also joined us.  The Texas Longhorns were playing the Ohio State Buckeyes.   A good year for both programs–unlike 2010 (it would take the Buckeyes a while to recognize just how bad a year 2010 was for them).   Texas’ Quan Cosby caught the ball with 16 seconds left for a very exciting finish.   By the way there was a spectacular French Bakery in Glendale named Au Petit Four–well worth the visit.

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