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You Should Experience Amazing and Beautiful Georgetown, Texas!

You Should Experience Amazing and Beautiful Georgetown, Texas!

You should experience Georgetown! During 2017 I have been exploring and traveling in the Texas Hill Country. I recently paid a visit to Georgetown, Texas, 30 miles north of Austin, to experience the Georgetown Wine Festival, but I ended up experiencing so much more! Marcy, from the Visitor’s Center, took me on a wonderful tour […]

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Enjoy Amazing Views from Texas Hill Country

Enjoy Amazing Views from Texas Hill Country

Texas Hill Country is beautiful. I have made it my duty to explore all of it and report back to you! Enjoy these views from Texas Hill Country.

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Have You Ever Been to a Grape Stomp? Amazing fun!

Filed in EMPTY NESTERS EXPLORE TEXAS, Reviews!, Travel by on August 22, 2017 8 Comments
Have You Ever Been to a Grape Stomp? Amazing fun!

The last Grape Stomp Event at Fall Creek Vineyards is on Saturday, August 26! Make plans and go! I grew up with one image in my mind when it came to Grape Stomps at Winery Harvests: I Love Lucy, going deeper and deeper into her barrel of grapes! Also, there is a video out there […]

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I Love that my Daughter took me on a Surprise, Peachy Excursion near Dallas!

Filed in EMPTY NESTERS EXPLORE TEXAS, Reviews! by on August 15, 2017 3 Comments
I Love that my Daughter took me on a Surprise, Peachy Excursion near Dallas!

My lovely daughter, Alexandra, is a sweetheart. Last week she called me and told me to be ready at 745a on Saturday for a surprise excursion! I tend to be overly enthusiastic…well, I get very excited at certain things, events, animals, etc. My family loves to surprise me, or be with me on these occasions. […]

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Dallas Cocktail Destinations for Empty Nesters!

Dallas Cocktail Destinations for Empty Nesters!

written by Alan James There are great Dallas Cocktail destinations! Becoming an empty nester opens up a whole new outlook on life. You have to admit that taking care of a family for years takes up a lot of your identity, regardless of the size of the clan. It can be pretty scary to embark […]

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Hamilton Pool in Texas is a great place to visit for Empty Nesters!

Hamilton Pool in Texas is a great place to visit for Empty Nesters!

Texas Hill Country is for Empty Nesters! Taking a hike around Hamilton Pool in the Hill Country is fun, and easy! Hamilton Pool is an historic swimming hole, about an hour outside of Austin.  Hamilton Creek empties into the Pedernales River, spilling over limestone outcroppings to create a 50 foot waterfall. In Mexico, this would be known […]

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Another Fabulous Stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin!

Another Fabulous Stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin!

Last summer my husband and I ventured to Austin, Texas to see the bats…and our son, who lives there. Sadly, the bats didn’t make an appearance, but our stay at the Hyatt Regency Austin was so fabulous we decided to stay there again, and this time, we saw the bats! Any trip to Austin during […]

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The Sun is Finally Shining in Texas!

Filed in Important Stuff!, Texas Travels by on May 31, 2015 16 Comments
The Sun is Finally Shining in Texas!

After three solid weeks of pouring rain, flooding and storms, Dallas is sunny. For the first time since 2012, Texas is not in a severe drought, which is good, but the rains have cost people in the state both lives and property. Texas can never do anything in a small, reasonable way…if it is going […]

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Texas Voter? An Opinion.

Filed in Important Stuff! by on October 30, 2014 2 Comments
Texas Voter? An Opinion.

  If you care about women, equality, and/or excellence in education, please read on. This is an opinion piece, and it reflects MY opinion. If you live in Texas and are not registered to vote, shame on you.  If you live anywhere and aren’t registered, shame on you.  If you live in Texas (or anywhere) […]

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LBJ Presidential Library at UT Austin is a Must See for Texas Empty Nesters!

LBJ Presidential Library at UT Austin is a Must See for Texas Empty Nesters!

Ever been to a Presidential Library?  Well, for a history buff like me you’d think the answer would be yes….but no, not until I visited the LBJ Presidential Library at the University of Texas Austin campus!  The Library is celebrating the Sixties (which, you know, makes sense for LBJ), and wow!  Talk about Boomer heaven! […]

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