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2016 

In 1836 five sites served as temporary capitals of Texas: Washington-on-the-Brazos: Harrisburg: Galveston: Velasco: and Columbia. Sam Houston moved the capital to Houston in 1837. In 1839 the capital was moved to the new town of Austin. The capitol in Austin opened May 16, 1888. The dome of the b...
02/29/2016
      “Mother Theresa said if everyone swept in front of their house then the end result would be a clean world.” I remember reading about one of her visits to the US where she was approached by a young man who insisted that he wanted to follow her to make a difference in the world. She asked him...
02/29/2016
    This was sunrise for me and my wife today. It was a lovely day. We are so grateful to have some time to vacation in such a beautiful place. The Picture below is our view from our Home away from home.   Only 6 more days to go. I think it will be a great week. Hope you have one as well. Go out ...
02/28/2016
  Beautiful property great location. Easy commute into Austin. Great schools. 1348 sq ft. per Tax record. Has a bonus room that can easily convert to 3rd bedroom. Community pool. Lovely patio back with Pergola covering.   A 2 Bedroom and 2 full bathrooms. Has an office that can easily be converte...
02/28/2016
       We are on vacation this week but wanted to share my Sunday Thoughts with you anyway.  Hope you are having a great weekend.  If you want the blessing of God on your lifeIf you want the power of God in your lifeIf you want the anointing of God through your life You must build your life on… I...
02/28/2016
 What is it like to live in the surrounding Austin communities?     Round Rock, Cedar Park. Leander. Georgetown and Pflugerville (pronounced flugerville) are all great growing communities. They all have top schools and a variety of lifestyle. People who live in these communities love to stay acti...
02/26/2016
    NOT ON MLS  Sr HS: Westwood Type: Condo/Fee-Simple  SQFT: 1,348/Tax Record  This 2 bedroom 2 bathroom has an office that is an easy inexpensive convert to a third bedroom. It is roomy, in a great location making an Austin downtown commute just minutes. Surrounded by the best schools in Round ...
02/24/2016
Do you remember staying in motels like the picture above. Lit up to advertise that they had Refrigerated Air and TV. Most of them had a vacancy sign that could also read no vacancy once they were filled up. As a kid some of my memories about vacation included motels like this. Great times. lol   
02/24/2016
  serendipityfinding something nice while looking for something else   Serendipity means a "fortunate happenstance" or "pleasant surprise". It was coined by Horace Walpole in 1754.          This is another great word that you can find a way to use in every day language. Give it a shot and let us ...
02/23/2016
  Texas is the largest petroleum-producing state in the U.S. and if it were an independent nation, it would rank as the world’s 5th largest petroleum-producing nation. Only 34 of Texas’ 254 counties have no known natural gas within their boundaries. However, no major wells have been discovered fo...
02/22/2016
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