In a bid for reelection Davy Crockett famously told his Tennessee constituents he’d thank them for their votes with more faithful service, but if not, “you may all go to hell, and I will go to Texas.” A year later, 1835 saw Crockett headed southwest toward the Texas Revolution. We all get here sooner or later. It seems kind of sacrilegious to give Cinco de Mayo a shout-out before Easter, but that’s coming later as part of a wider recap post or something. For now, lean back with a (non-alcoholic…sigh) beer and admire the gorgeous view of Austin’s Lake Travis from the 450-foot deck of the Oasis. Sound familiar? “I’m not big on social graces
We came here probably 15 years ago with our neighbors, the O’Briens, and the kids’ table requested so many lemons to make lemonade while the adults talked that eventually our waiter refused to bring anymore.