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home for the winter

I can’t believe I haven’t posted in over two weeks. There has been a lot going on.      My trip home from Texas last Tuesday (the 10th) was an easy one, aside from the 3:30 AM start at the … Continue reading

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day in, night out in austin

One of our favorite blues men, Johnny Nicholas, was playing at our favorite bar, the Saxon Pub, last night. Will and I planned to be there.  Of course.  Johnny no longer does the Wednesday Happy Hour, so when he does appear … Continue reading

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sunday’s antique mall

Will and I decided to do something a little different Sunday afternoon, so we headed north to the Austin Antique Mall. You never know what you’re going to find. How about a handknit clock? I wished these boots were my size. … Continue reading

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catching up here in austin

It is raining lightly this morning, something folks in Austin never seem to mind.  No flash flooding, no tropical storms or wind.  Just a calm little rainy morning, overcast and gray. I am going to fill the crock pot with … Continue reading

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flying east

We headed out of our hotel at 4 AM Wednesday.  Banjo Man was very, very unhappy with the weight of our luggage.  He said so many, many times. His suitcase was heavy, too.  Banjo Man’s initial statement of, “My suitcase … Continue reading

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oktoberfest, etc.

We are still a couple of days from leaving the lake until next  year, but of course we are trying to fit in all the social activities we can in the remaining time we have left. I dropped my cell … Continue reading

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oh, baby

Approximately 36 women showed up to celebrate the future arrival of a new baby in town.  Several people told me this was the biggest baby shower they had ever been to in their life. Oh, my goodness.  We partied! Baby … Continue reading

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montana in the clouds

We headed to Montana last night, for dinner in the clouds and overlooking the Bull River valley.     We were all so happy about the rain.  I’d wondered if the dinner would be cancelled due to smoke or fire … Continue reading

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let it rain, let it pour

“…let it rain a whole lot more…cuz I’ve got those Deep River Blues”. That’s the song running through my brain this morning.  Because we have had a night of rain.  Glorious, wet, soaking rain.   We haven’t had rain since … Continue reading

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what’s happening around here

Take a wild guess. Yes, it’s a baby shower!  Dancing Mandolin Player is expecting a new grandchild and this baby will grow up right here in our little town.  And the ladies of our town are coming together to celebrate. … Continue reading

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