|On the road to Temple, Texas|
In 1882, Temple wasn’t the prettiest town. Muddy streets made walking through the town of shacks and tents challenging. Since this was a construction area, there were plenty of
Our reason for traveling to Temple was to attend the Texas Bead Retreat. At this event we
|Top L to R: Ike resting, Lover's Know Bracelet|
Center: Pinwheel Earrings
Bottom R: Texas Star
We went to Temple for the beads, but we did experience a place to stay and a couple of restaurants. For information about my rating system, see Reading the Reviews.
|Just Because Bead Boutique|
Where we stayed:
|Three and one-half carrots|
|L to R: Bedroom, Bathroom|
What we ate:
|Left: Great American Grill Menu|
Right T to B: Chicken club, BLT
All of our meals during the retreat were catered by Hilton. Unfortunately, they were not wonderful. At the two dinners, the salads were limp with some blackened ends on the lettuces. The chicken, mashed potatoes, and the green beans served the first night were okay. The stew the second night had very tough meat, but the carrots and potatoes were okay. Desserts, chocolate mousse and pecan pie, were good. While I would eat in the restaurant, I would not recommend their catering; the food was not worth what was charged.
|Left: Elite Menu|
Right T to B: Big Fat Frank, Dr Pepper burger
|Wire scorpion sculpted by Glenn Webster|
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