Down By The Lake

April 8, 2011 at 10:30 PMJeremy

A couple of weeks ago we met up with some of the Segars and Shell families at Woodway Park to have lunch and catch up.

Jonathan seemed to really enjoy exploring and throwing stuff into the lake.

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The Basdens

October 27, 2009 at 11:32 PMJeremy

A few weeks ago we got to celebrate as two of our friends, Ben and Michelle, got married!  It was a beautiful ceremony.  I didn't get many pictures, since they had several pros handling the task.  Morgan got a picture of us at the church:

The reception at Ridgewood was just a beautiful as the ceremony.  It was a dessert reception, with all manner of sweets.

Somebody had gone to the trouble of putting up a letter 'B' in lights out on the golf course outside the ballroom.  A little cheesy, but why not?

Congratulations Ben and Michelle!  We hope you enjoy a long and happy marriage! 

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March 10, 2009 at 10:35 PMJeremy

First, some back story.  At my last job, my good friends Mark and Sean (and eventually Chris) and I would try to find fun ways to goof off during our lunch hour, if for no other reason than to keep us from going to someplace like D's or Michna's every day.  Whenever the weather was too hot or too cold, we'd go downstairs to shoot pool at Cricket's or head to Tom's Smokehouse for some great barbecue and free play Street Fighter II, but when the weather was just right, we'd head over to Cameron Park for disc golf.


For the uninformed, disc golf (or Frisbee golf, though few people actually use Frisbee discs) plays much like real golf, only with flying discs instead of a ball and clubs.  You tee off, play down the fairway, and finally putt, aiming for a big metal basket with chains to catch your disc.  There are even drivers and putters, discs with different shapes to achieve either greater distance or more control.

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Anyway, all that was to say that after quite a bit of hiatus, those of us left in Central Texas have been getting back into the swing of it.  Chris, Paul, and I have met up a few times during lunch to play the front nine, and this past Saturday we met up with Matt Welstead and one of Paul's friends to play the full 18.  I think I wound up in the middle at +8; I got three birdies, but a quad-bogey and some other misfortune made up for it.

I also brought my camera along to practice getting action shots.  I didn't get much that was terribly compelling; it's hard to take pictures and play at the same time.  As usual, though, live and learn.  I'll get quicker on the draw spotting good shots, and a good telephoto zoom should help as well so I don't have to be right on top of the action.

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Saturday at Homestead

December 23, 2007 at 3:33 PMJeremy

Yesterday, we met up with BJ, Courtney, Mikey, and Marci's Papa out at Homestead Heritage for lunch.  We also met up with Bill, his family, and Marian; we all met while working at Brazos Higher Education, and even though none of us still works there, we keep in touch.

After lunch, we took a walk around and watched pottery, blacksmithing, and the grist mill in operation.  It was a lot of fun and so pretty, although the weather was turning progressively colder as the afternoon went on.

There are more pictures out on my Picasa album.

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