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I can not believe that there are no post about this very important day in Texas History.  Have we forgot where we came from and how we got here, in Texas that is.  There was a time not too many years ago when this day was a day of celebration with banks and local state and county operations close...
03/02/2010
YES, it does snow in the Texas Hill Country at least every ten years.  Today's snow started about 8:00am with big wet snow flakes and most of it melts almost as it touches the ground.  The temperature is above freezing at 36 degrees so it must be real cold at a fairly low elevation. The pictures ...
02/23/2010
There are always some people that are so proud of their High School or college sports teams that they do honor their teams in some unusual ways.  I am sure that you have seen big posted signs and even statues of the team mascots  and the school names but I think this one is very unique. This stat...
02/22/2010
The home built by Serria Homes was chosen from applications across the United States for it's best energy design value and energy programs.  Barry Wall president of Rainwater Systems,Inc of Kerrville, Texas designed the system that is totally off the grid with self contained electric and water sy...
02/22/2010
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These two pictures were made last summer from our backyard. The beautiful double rainbow goes right into the ground in both pictures one going right into the runway at the small local airport.  That building to the left is the Mooney Airplane plant where Mooney planes are manufactured.  Mooney ha...
02/18/2010
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Inspectors do a great job and the real estate business could not do without diligent inspectors.  The ones that really know their business are such an important part of your sale, purchase or listing.  I know at times we do not agree with a particular item on the report but for the most part the ...
02/15/2010
The Texas Hill Country is populated by a number of different nationalities but I would guess for the most part the German Heritage outnumbers the others.  Of course the Czechs, Austrians, the German French from the Alsace Region of France are considered to be of German heritage. The habits of man...
02/11/2010
The life and times of Charles Schreiner would sure make a great book and also a great movie.  Born in the Alsace Region of France in 1838 and coming to Texas in 1852. His story is one of great success in life and business. Joining the Texas Rangers at sixteen years of age, after his father died s...
02/09/2010
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There are so many favorite trees here in The Hill Country of Texas it is hard to pick out one favorite tree but there are some that really stick out in your mind.  The two Cypress trees pictured below are located on the Frio River south of the small town of Leakey and inside Garner State Park. We...
02/07/2010
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When we sold our little place in the country in 1994 we had not been back to see one of our most favorite properties in the world.  The home was a self design with a lot of thought and love for the home and this very unique piece of Texas.  Located five hundred feet above the Brazos River in Palo...
02/06/2010
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