ULC Logbook, Saturday, October 15th, 2022: We started this Saturday with 187 covers (the total includes the party in the Sherman Room). Three parties cancelled, for a total loss of 6 covers. We were joined by the following walk-in parties: 2 at 5:20PM (drinks only, at the bar); 2 at 5:30PM; 2 at 5:55PM (dinner… Continue reading The Roger Sherman House: A Study of Adaptive Re-use, by Arthur Mullen — October 14 – 15, 2022
Scion of the Charter Oak — September 12, 2022
"The Charter Oak is part of Connecticut’s history and lore. The tree, which grew in Hartford, was used in 1687 to hide the Connecticut Charter, issued by the King of England, to prevent its confiscation by the newly appointed governor. Seedlings from the large oak tree were planted in many places throughout Connecticut."
Grapevine Botanical Gardens, Grapevine, Tex.
The summer of 2019, I visited Grapevine, Texas for a computer conference. OK, OK, it was QuakeCon. Before I was able to start hardcore gaming, I had a few hours to fill, and made the decision to eat BBQ brisket and take a nap at the Grapevine Botanical Gardens, and it was a beaut. The… Continue reading Grapevine Botanical Gardens, Grapevine, Tex.