Top 10 Reasons to Live in South San Antonio (Southtown)


1.       Less Traffic, Less Crowds 2.       More Trees 3.       View of Riverside Golf Course 4.       Breakfast tacos from Las Palmas 5.       Dinner on the Veranda at El Mirador 6.       Houses that cost less than some SUVs 7.       Slower Pace of Life 8.       The New and Improved River Walk 9.       Easy Access to IH-10, 35, 37 and 281 10.   Cheaper Movies and Snacks at McCreless

Want Great Flour Tortillas? Go to Las Palmas


Here’s the review I wrote for Las Palmas Mexican Restaurant for menupix.com. I love Las Palmas! The service is good to excellent depending on who you get. The ambience is wonderful, clean, bright, nice decor, not too crowded. But the flour tortillas MELT IN YOUR MOUTH. I go for breakfast tacos. I can highly recommend … More Want Great Flour Tortillas? Go to Las Palmas

“Mexican Dining on the South Side”


If you’ve read this blog before, you probably know I’m a Southsider.  I live in the AUTHENTIC SAN ANTONIO.  If you are visiting here, be sure you come to the southside (that includes the area from downtown all the way to the southernmost mission, Espada.  (See map.  http://www.classbrain.com/artmonument/publish/san_antonio_missions_nhp_park_map.shtml) And, if you want to eat REAL … More “Mexican Dining on the South Side”

“Jury Duty in Bexar County: Reasons to be Grateful for the Experience”


Finally, the night before jury duty, I decided to let  go of whining and complaining about the impending experience and just be my normal “go with the flow”  self.  Shocking as this confession may sound to some of you: After moving back to Texas in 1998, I had avoided jury duty for 11 years by … More “Jury Duty in Bexar County: Reasons to be Grateful for the Experience”