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Insight, opinions and information about luxury real estate and living the good life in Austin, Texas!
A Week After the Year Before It's been a week since last year and I've noticed a huge increase in the herds at the gym, on the running trail and in the heath food/supplement aisles of my favorite grocery stores. It happens every year, lots of people with great intentions reflect on the year befor...
Return of Austin's Trail of Lights and the "Almost Bad Santa" I got a call from an old friend last week asking if my brother still sponsored an annual bus tour of Austin Christmas lights.  This party bus tour always culminated in a visit to the  Zilker Park Holiday Tree. I laughed and replied tha...
Another Election is over...and we are still HERE! Well...another election is finally over and I can again say unequivocally that I am very proud to be a citizen of this incredible experiment called Democracy. I am NOT a Red American or a Blue American but an American! I wrote a post after the las...
Realty Austin - Habitat for Humanity House Raising Day As most of the readers of this blog already know, I have been an enthusiastic volunteer and supporter of Austin Habitat for Humanity since 1996. I’ve written about my experiences with them both locally in Austin as well as my blog post about ...
Burning Fear - Austin's 22nd Annual Hot Sauce Festival  Pain is NOT a flavor! -Russell & Mattie Lewis  August, 2008 I don't remember the first time I tried hot sauce or tasted my first hot pepper. I cannot recall exactly when hot sauce became an everyday way of life. Or even when I realized that ...
Austin Active Rain Meet-up! Thursday August 30th, 2012's time again for a meet-up of Central Texas, Active Rain bloggers! This will be an open gathering and anyone is welcome, whether you are an AR member or not! It's a great way to meet folks who are blogging at Active Rain in person a...
Lost Creek Neighborhood Video Tour Lost Creek, located in the Eanes School District is one of Austin’s finest neighborhoods! I do happen to be a bit prejudiced as we have lived in Lost Creek  since 1992. There are so many good things I could tell you about Lost Creek that I finally decided to tak...
“If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?” - Anonymous It happens all year round but especially at Valentine’s Day when the chubby winged dude with the bow & Arrow is on the loose. Something frilly…maybe sexy, certainly different from the usual type of nightwear begins to enter the minds of ...
Nokonah Units 110 & 111 Downtown Austin, Texas Luxury Office Condos  Units 110 and Unit 111 now available for SALE or LEASE. Class-A office condos in The Nokonah Condominiums one of Austin's finest buildings, located at 901 W. Ninth Street in the popular west end district area near Whole Foods. B...
 Fireworks FINALLY return to Austin, Texas It happened is a flash…literally…I heard the explosion and stared at my hand, shocked out of my eleven-year-old mind. I had just touched the smoldering punk to the end of the fuse before tossing the firecracker away, but…instead of the familiar sizzle as...

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