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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!

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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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Photo Friday: The Hill Country of Texas

Filed in Foto Friday!, Midlife, Texas Travels, Travel by on June 6, 2014 10 Comments
Photo Friday: The Hill Country of Texas

For non-Texans, the diversity of Texas scenery may come as a surprise.  From prairie to mountains to coast to piney woods to desert, Texas landscape changes are frequent.  Right now Randy and I are in the heart of Texas, the Hill Country.  The Hill Country encompasses Austin and San Antonio, Kerrville and Fredericksburg, San Marcos […]

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