On the road to Austin, I stopped at Monroe's Peach Ranch in Hedley on July 17, 2006, for some fresh fruit and a taste of Texas.
Monroe's Peach Ranch in Hedley, Texas, is a humble little highway fruit stand ... but the fruit was unbelievable.
Owner Troy Monroe serves up a basket of his cash-crop peaches in Hedley, Texas, on July 17. I bought a few pounds of peaches and devoured them all in a day.
When will they learn? You shouldn't encourage me, it just makes me bolder. CBS affiliate KEYE in Austin, Texas, took a chance and threw me on live TV on July 17 to talk about our upcoming vacation giveaway. I'm clearly made for this.
The pre-dawn hours at Auditorium Shores near downtown Austin provided this magical backdrop on July 19, 2006.
The sun also rises against the impressive downtown Austin skyline as seen from Auditorium Shores on Town Lake on July 19.
Dave Price practices his fancy footwork with the the Mariachi band in Austin, Texas, on July 19.
Early Show producer Robert LaForty, talent coordinator Paige Kendig and professional ham Dave Price ensure they have a great card for the holidays as they pose in Austin following another successful vacation giveaway on July 19.
This gang of bicyclists proves what happens when you exercise too much in the Texas heat ... it stunts your growth! Thanks to everyone in Austin who came out to see The Early Show on July 19.
Dave Price cuts a little rug with the Marshall Ford Swing Band in Austin on July 19.
Longhorns? Rock on? Yes! Austin's local guitar god, Monty Montgomery, incited this enthusiastic display in by shredding on his acoustic on July 19.
One of these singers is a talented performer and the real deal ... and it's not Dave Price. Monty Montgomery, left, performs for The Early Show crowd in Austin on July 19.
Disney vacation recipients Ian and Darla Evans, left, nominator Margie Malone, center, and Dave Price are clearly thrilled to be in Austin on July 19. That's why they're smiling.
William Peeper, president of the Orlando/Orange County Convention and Visitors Bureau, goes to shake the hand of Ian Evans, son of "Great American Vacation" recipient Darla Evans, on July 19, 2006. Ian, his mom and two friends are headed to Walt Disney World in Orlando.