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Today, December 7th is the 68th anniversary of 'The Day of Infamy" the attack and resulting tradedy of over 2400 deaths when Pearl Harbor was attacked in the early morning by Japan.  Much has been written about the events of that day and the many acts of heroism to defend the base and save the wo...
What a fine day it was for the 29th Georgetown Christmas Stroll.  This celebration still has all the charm of a small town spontaneous parade combined with many many hours of volunteer planning making for the best Christmas Celebration in Central Texas.      A huge crowd turned out filling the st...
Ot maybe we should sing "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" because the weather forecast for Central Texas tomorrow (Dec 4) is a 70-80% chance of snow.  Yes SNOW!  Now I know all of my blog readers up in the the northern states are yawning and thinking big deal, so what.  Well, down her...
Come experience a home town Texas Christmas celebration and ring in the holidays and join us at Georgetown's 29th Annual Christmas Stroll this Saturday December 5th from noon to 8pm.  Americana at it's best, you will think you have stepped into a Norman Rockwell painted scene as you enjoy the par...
The skies have been so clear and clean here in Central Texas this week  this old windmill in Georgetown Texas drew my attention upwards.  I was reminded of how wind energy is a great way to protect our environment.
Well, I guess it had to happen sooner or later.  We  all watched the collapse of the real estate market in California, Nevada, Florida 2 yrs ago, and the big bubble of inflated values pulling the rest of the country down last year.  All the while here in Central Texas we were thinking, whew, we d...
I was down in Galveston County visiting my Dad for Veteran's Day (Dad's a WWII vet) and ran across two news local news items that are very odd and yet have similar lessons that my dad taught me years ago when he told me to keep my eyes peeled on the road and not bikini girls on the seawall.  Firs...
Complementing Georgetown Texas's historic downtown district is the newly opened Wolf Ranch Shopping Center close to downtown at the interesection of IH35 and Highway 29.     Featuring at least 40 retail stores and restaurants, along with 11 large anchor retail businesses, this open air mall is a ...
One of the greatest features of Georgetown Texas is it's beautiful San Gabriel Park, the keystone of Georgetown's extensive park system.  The park is near the center of town and occupies the original river crossing and sacred campground used by the native American Indians. There are centuries old...
The fall weather has Wiley and I out exploring the great parks that Georgetown Texas offers.  One of the most visible is Blue Hole park within a couple of blocks of downtown.  The park lies along the north San Gabriel River  and has been a popular swimming hole for generations. There is a wooded ...

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