A blog about things Texas, about things horsie, about real estate issues, about life in the country, about food, about whatever strikes my fancy pertaining to life, the universe, and everything and, especially, real estate.
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Austin, Texas, being an old city, has its fair share of ghosts. Today seems a good time to ponder them. The Texas Governor's Mansion, of course, would have to be haunted. It has a few ghosts, I'm told (I've not seen them personally). It has several ghosts, from Sam Houston to a poor young man ...
Step back into the peaceful days of yesteryear, but with modern conveniences. Watch your longhorns and horses graze from the rocker on your front porch. Make a Thanksgiving pecan pie from your homegrown pecans. Go on a trail ride - this is a perfect horse property!Charming 1923 home, barn, ga...
It was reported today in the Austin American-Statesman that the owner of Windy Point Park on Lake Travis, is for sale. Money talks - the asking price is $15,000,000. The owner can't afford to donate the park to Travis County (nor should he have to) - and, and 78, he wants to retire to Fiji - an...
This past weekend my husband, daughter and I were working hard getting our house in Austin ready for our son to move into this week (he's moving back to Texas from NYC). Sunday afternoon, we needed a break, and we had been talking about landscaping possibilities and were considering bamboo as a ...
One thing I love about Central Texas is that if you don't like a particular topography or climate, you can just drive 50 miles in any given direction and find one of the five or six very different faces of Texas - hill country, blackland prairie, piney woods, Highland Lakes, all within an easy dr...