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Healthier than Thou? Austin's Whole Foods Turns 30 I got off on the wrong foot with health food fanatics, vegetarians and as Anthony Bourdain describes them, the "Hezbollah-like" Vegans... New years Day, 1975 I held the first of an off again on again New Years Day Party that has come to be known ...
09/20/2010
Architecture at the Umlauf Series - Thursday, September 2nd 7:00pm The opening program  of the Architecture at the Umlauf Series Fall Season takes this place Thursday, September 2nd. Doors open at 7:00 pm. The event marks the beginning of the fall season of this incredibly popular program featuri...
08/31/2010
                    It is hard to believe but this weekend will mark the 20th anniversary of the world's largest hot sauce festival here in Austin, Texas. The festival originally started as a contest between the cities of Austin and San Antonio but after Austin salsa makers swept the awards a cou...
08/27/2010
Quenching the thirst of a long HOT summer...  "Miss, could you repeat that," the waitress asked my wife for the third time. "Ahhssd Teee, please" she patiently answered again. The waitress, still baffled just shook her head, gave us a pen and asked us to write it down. My wife took the pen and wr...
08/16/2010
 3012 Hatley Drive Updated Energy Efficient Home in Rollingwood with a $6.23 electric bill? You read that correctly, a $6.23 electric bill is the lowest so far in my new listing at 3012 Hatley Drive in Rollingwood, one of the Eanes School Districts finest areas! Though the bill is by no means typ...
07/08/2010
Stonewall, Texas Peach JAMboree & Rodeo About an hour and a half drive west of Austin lies El Dorado...Not the El Dorado of hidden Spanish gold or the failed escapades of the Raising Arizona bank robbers. Nope, I am talking about the golden deliciousness of the peaches found in Gillespie County,...
06/18/2010
What is a "Neighborhood Specialist"? Recently, a friend and I were on a morning walk in my  neighborhood, Lost Creek in the Eanes School District and noticed a new "For Sale" sign in the front yard of a home. As we passed the sign I saw a rider posted at the bottom proclaiming the agent to be a "...
05/05/2010
Pemberton Heights Open House - 2424-B Hartford Drive Open this Sunday April 25th 2:00 - 4:00PM 2424-B Hartford Road is one of two units in this beautifully built complex. Utilizing quality finish outs and superior construction techniques, the home offers the discriminating buyer many features. If...
04/24/2010
Celebrating Earth Day with 101 Quadrillion Colors on Texas (and our Nations) Roads-Thanks to The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center I was going to try and do something with 101 in the title because after 20 months of blogging, I finally managed to break 100 posts but something a lot better came...
04/22/2010
Westview on Lake Austin - Austin, Texas The Original Westview on Lake Austin is one of my favorite neighborhoods in West Lake Hills. The neighborhood is located in a beautiful tree covered valley in an area known as the West Lake Peninsula. Westview on Lake Austin was developed back during the mi...
04/07/2010
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Insight, opinions and information about luxury real estate and living the good life in Austin, Texas!