Monday, September 26, 2011

Maman's in town

Gui's maman arrived on Friday for her first visit to Texas. She'll be here for a couple of weeks, but we've been making the most of her time here already. This past weekend, we drove out to Lockhart for some good Texas barbecue and later that night we had a blast playing some intense games of bingo at the old VFW. We spent all day Sunday brunching with friends chez nous and enjoying some sun poolside before chowing down on a plate full of tacos.

We've been trying to cram in everything we love while she's here and this week we're planning a trip to Barton Springs, some divine dining at Uchi and hopefully a trip out to Fredericksburg and Gruene (pronounced "green"), where she can enjoy some small-town fun. Gui and I are both working most of the week, so she's been exploring a bit on her own, too. During a few of her walks, she's noted that everyone here has a dog, people go running at any time of the day despite the record temps, and folks say "hello" when they pass you on the sidewalk. So far, I'd venture to say that I think she rather likes Texas.

5 comments:

Crystal said...

aww looks like a lot of fun! I'd love for Max's parents to come see mine in Canada one day. Considering the giant language barrier and the difference in cultures, I think it would be hilarious!

missris said...

How could anyone NOT like Texas, especially Austin? Glad the visit is going well!

Candy said...

omg, your place looks AMAZING! Can't wait to see it again in person! Where did you get that wall display unit by your couch?? Is it CB2? I've been looking 4 one like that! :)

misplaced texan said...

Crystal, it's been very surreal seeing the exchanges between my family and Gui's mom. It's awkward and funny all the the same time. I hope you get to experience it oneday! :)

Missris - thanks!!

Candy, thank you, sis!! We're slowly getting all settled in. I'm going to take pictures and do a post soon so you can see how far we've come! And, yes - we got 2 of the alcove shelves from CB2. Love them! :)

Irisa said...

Looks like she's having fun with everyone! Hope ya'll are enjoying her visit too!