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2010 

Living in Austin we enjoy a plethora of fantastic places to spend our money eating out!  There are many local places that are noteworthy so it doesn't surprise me that this year a local company snagged the Malcom Baldrige National Quality award for 2010 (the first ever for an Austin company).  K...
11/30/2010
Every young family likes to carry on family traditions and start some of their own along the way.  Today I heard of one I wished was available when my kids were growing up! Tiffany Stillwell with Patten Law Firm is an energetic mother of 3 young boys and has many tales to tell of her manly brood!...
11/29/2010
Hugh Downs once said, "A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes."It's always heartwarming when someone does something nice when you are least expecting a kindness.   It can be as simple as a stranger opening a door for yo...
11/29/2010
450 feet up from the decks of the Oasis I spotted this solitary sail boat. Looks like an afternoon of bliss...away from the hustle and bustle of the throngs of shoppers at the malls!  Away from decorating the Christmas tree and putting up the outside decorations.  Looks like an enjoyable, carefr...
11/28/2010
Chuy's Annual Christmas Children's Parade Austin Texas~ Saturday, November 27th, 2010We are fortunate in Austin to have local business owners who care about giving back! Mike Young, co-owner of Chuy's, in 1987 started a toy drive to benefit the Operation Blue Santa Program.  Two years later he wa...
11/25/2010
As tradition would have it Thanksgiving falls on the 4th Thursday in November.  Although the precise origin of the holiday is disputed it really doesn't  matter as it is a holiday to enjoy with family and friends.  Gene and I would  like to extend our very best wishes for a bountiful harvest for ...
11/24/2010
I enjoy reading Great Schools and this post on grateful children peeked my interest: The Grateful Child We have the privilege of being able to watch and participate in the lives of our 5 grandchildren.  They are each their own personality and we see firsthand that grateful children are healthier ...
11/23/2010
Austin's Turkey Trot ~ Annual Thanksgiving Tradition 2010 ~ Austin TexasIt's only two days away...another fun Austin tradition sponsored by Thundercloud Subs!  This will be the 20th year for this family event that features a five mile run, 1 mile walk and a Stepping Stone Kid's K! Join over 15,00...
11/23/2010
Our son, John Dunham, is a Broker/partner with 4 other talented Realtors® here in Austin, Texas.  The firm, Juice Homes 100% Austin, was created in 2009.   Their new office opening was this past Friday night November 19th, 2010 and, of course, we wanted to show our support so we made it by!  We a...
11/23/2010
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I was reading a post this morning from Mike in Tucson and he is right, numbers are cool!  His post reminded me of a phenomenon that happens with much frequency to my husband, Geno and I.  It does strike me funny when numbers double up in a certain way.  For some reason 11:11 keeps popping up when...
11/22/2010
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