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2016 

   So well said! Hardly need to add any words. All you need is Love and a good cup of coffee. Hope you get both today and enjoy the rest of the week. This blackboard was located in our church lobby right next to the donuts and coffee. Well placed and well said. lol 
07/31/2016
 You cannot ignore it...Monday is here ready or not!  Monday is not so bad it holds a lot of opportunity. I like to start Mondays early. How about you? The early start to Monday helps me get the week planned out and running smooth. GO OUT AND MAKE IT A GREAT MONDAY!
07/31/2016
 Round Rock, Texas, was established on the north bank of Brushy Creek where Jacob M. Harrell, formerly a blacksmith in Austin, set up his shop during the spring of 1848. The settlement was first called Brushy Creek. Thomas C. Oatts, who became the first postmaster in 1851, was asked by postal off...
07/31/2016
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  No State Income Tax  The Lone Star State doesn't have a personal or corporate income tax, plus its cost of living is lower than most states, and gas and utilities are cheaper. Living here means you'll save some coin. The state's overall economy is more robust than entire countries such as Canad...
07/30/2016
 Church has changed a lot since I was a kid. The buildings are different more friendly and accessible, many pastors have gotten rid of those huge boxes they stood behind and no longer preach at the people but to them. Messages are more easily understood and in many cases are deeper in content. We...
07/30/2016
Our Brokerage, Austin Texas Homes, led by Jason Crouch took a day off to explore TOP GOLF in Austin Texas. Thanks to Holly Schuler of Sales VP at Capitol Title who underwrote the day for us all. Holly and Capitol Title are our go to Closing team. Co-Broker Frank Cavitt had the longest hit of the ...
07/30/2016
 This weeks throwback a look at some 80's commercials. Check out the second on it has Joey from Friends before he made it on friends. The last couple of seasons of friends the actors were making an average of 1million dollars an episode. That is some serious cash. He probably never dreamed he wou...
07/27/2016
 PETRICHOR: The pleasant earthy smell after the rain (noun) I love that smell. Especially when we lived in the desert of Arizona. A fresh rain i the desert brought forth wonderful smells. There is a bush that grows there that provides an amazing smell that is hard to describe it is fresh and clea...
07/26/2016
 Sam Houston (1793-1863) was the first president and first governor of Texas. The Cherokee, with whom he lived in Tennessee, called him “the Raven.” Though one of the most famous Texans, he was actually born in Virginia and served as governor of Tennessee. A statue of Sam Houston called a “Tribut...
07/26/2016
 COFFEE... It has been a welcome life habit. I did not start it until late in my 30s but so glad I found it. It works different for me than it does for some. Coffee calms me down. I am able to relax and see a bit clearer. Additionally a cup at night before bed helps me sleep. I know it sounds str...
07/24/2016
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