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It's a perfect fall day here in Central Texas.  Crisp cool air, sunny, nothing better  that putting the top down on the convertible and taking a drive.  What better place on Halloween than to go visit the departed neigbors in  the historic Oakwood Cemetery in Austin Texas.  The Oakwood Cemetery a...
I'm often asked "What brought you to Georgetown?".  There are so many good reasons to relocate here, a great school disctrict, low taxes, mild climate, beautiful parks, proximity to Austin Tx but what always comes to  my mind is the historic downtown square.  Just picture one of Norman Rockwell's...
Fountainwood Estates is located approximately 6.5 miles west of Interstate 35 in Georgetown Texas.78628.  It lies just east of Jim Hogg Park rd and south of Williams drive close to Lake Georgetown.  The subdivision was developed from 1992-2000 with most of the homes built by local builders Bobby ...
I wonder if this house in historic Georgetown Texas was under a pest control program?  Proof positive I guess that yes in Texas everything is BIGGER including the bugs!
I read today that the leaders of the Senate including Majority Leader Harry Reid and Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus are proposing a plan that would extend the First Time Home Buyers tax credit until March 31st  2010 and after that date to begin phasing the benefit out with a reduction of $200...
Yes, here in Central Texas we are all happy with the rain, whether it comes naturally from the sky or through the Active Rain network.  This week alone the level at Lake Georgetown has risen 16 feet.  Watering restrictions have been lifted in most of the communities that draw water from the lake....
Remember the song Janice Joplin sang 'Mercedes Benz'?  This weekend in Georgetown Texas I was singing a version of that "O Lord, won't you buy me a CORVETTE?" kept coming into my brain as I walked the historic square and checked out all the beautiful Corvettes that participated in the Corvette We...
No really, Go To Jail. NO REALLY, YOU NEED TO GO TO JAIL!   Specifically the Old Williamson County Jail, and experience NIGHTMARE AT JAIL HILL a benefit put on by the Williamson County Sheriff's department Brown Santa charity.  Tour the `1880's jail that once housed such famous criminals as seria...
A beautiful fall day here in Georgetown had both Wiley the RealDog and I needing to get out.  What better place to explore than the Georgetown Texas Bark Park.  WOOF!!! This park is big! covering several acres of a pecan grove there is plenty of room to let Wiley run and chase those pesky squirre...
Wow! Apparently I managed to hit a home run on my first at bat!  Trust me, I was totally clueless.  My approach to the site though was to be open, jump in, have fun and introduce myself to the site and learn from the experienced bloggers.  The Active Rain members have exceeded my expectations.  I...

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