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On the first Thursday of nearly every month, I meet a small group of people and make a short drive to the town of Lockhart, "The Barbecue Capital of Texas". The crowd varies in size month to month depending on who can make it. Today's group includes the founding members; Dave Bieser, who is kind ...
12/08/2008
My friend Paula Swayne tagged me in the newest MeMe, the Christmas MeMe. Here are the rules: You have to name one gift you would like to have on Christmas. It has to be an object. We all want happiness for Christmas. If you could pick one single gift out for yourself-what would it be? Remember-it...
12/04/2008
ABoR Press Release Best of the Best Honored with Industry Awards The Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR) is pleased to announce the winnersof the 2008 industry awards. Members will be recognized in the following categories: REALTOR®of the Year; Affiliate of the Year; Rookie of the Year; Community Se...
12/01/2008
This Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 I will be holding open an exceptional home in the Balcones area; one of Austin's finest neighborhoods. The home has undergone an exquisite renovation by the incomparable Sereno Homes, one of Austin's premier builders. Incredible quality materials and workmanship a...
11/19/2008
This morning I had the pleasure of attending another fun and slightly "weird" Austin event involving local restaurant, Mangia Pizza's attempt to break the Guinness Book of Records, "Longest line of pizzas in the world". Along with my wife, Margaret and daughter Mattie we headed to Zilker Park to...
11/17/2008
This Sunday, November 16th, 2008 I will be holding open an exceptional home in the gated community of Rob Roy in the Westlake/Eanes School District area. The home was built by Hugh Radney, one of Austin's finest builders and his quality workmanship and attention to detail is apparent through out....
11/13/2008
Well...the election is finally over and I can say unequivocally that I am very proud to be a citizen of this incredible experiment called Democracy. I am NOT a Red American or a Blue American but an American! Once again, we have proved that we are one of the few countries that can witness the pea...
11/05/2008
I remember sitting in church in 1996 and seeing a couple walk on to the pulpit wearing tool belts. Odd, yes and then they began talking about a group called "Habitat for Humanity". Francis and Lori Fey speaking at River Bend Church http://www.riverbend.com/  introduced me to the organization. Alo...
11/01/2008
I love living in Austin, Texas. The saying "Keep Austin Weird" is especially appropriate at Halloween and this year is no different.  With the election looming and early voters turning out in droves the local newspaper posted an article on the rules of voting in or out of costume and guidelines a...
10/31/2008
"Wait, what was that, I ask?  My son responds again, "its 107 degrees according to that thermometer at the starting line".  I moan and try to figure out WHY I have agreed to participate with him in the Keep Austin Weird 5K (and costume contest with each entrant issued a pair of "Elvis" sunglasses...
10/24/2008
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