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Bill's race car. A birthday to remember.
Texas

Race Car Experience

For my 60th birthday I was given the experience of a lifetime with a day at the Richard Petty Driving Experience at Texas Motor Speedway. Excited and apprehensive, I arrived at the track early in the morning and drove through…

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Texas

Gordon’s Last Rodeo

We had the great fun of being at Texas Motor Speedway for Jeff Gordon’s Last Rodeo…his final race at TMS before retiring this year. And what an event! TMS had signs everywhere honoring Gordon, who had won the previous week…

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Austin, Texas

Trucklandia 2015

Austin Texas has lots of cool stuff…UT, tallest state capitol, Barton Springs, worst traffic (OK that’s not so cool) and Trucklandia. Truck…what? Trucklandia, the largest food truck festival in the world, opened their trailer windows and handed out samples of…

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Texas

“Remember Goliad!”

Of course, everyone knows “Remember the Alamo!” But, what’s this “Remember Goliad”? Presidio La Bahia played a major role in the early days of the Texas Revolution. In 1836 Colonel James Walker Fannin took command of Presidio La Bahia. At…

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Texas

Hill Country Film Festival

Fredericksburg, Texas has just added another star in its crown of Great Places to Visit, the Hill Country Film Festival. Please click on this link to see the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDC9hY3823Y   You Tube is updating their features and the video may…

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Texas

Tiny House Teas: Freedom to travel

On February 28th, I completed the building of my tiny house, a four month process with the help of Adrian and Luis. Here is how it looks today: About a year ago, my good friend, Justine, said she wanted to…

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Galveston Island is Booming!

Six years after the devastation of Hurricane Ike, Galveston Island is BOOMING! September 13, 2008, Hurricane Ike broadsided Galveston Island.  Hours after the storm hit at 2:00 a.m.,  people began assessing the damage…and it was massive. James W. Little, 3rd…

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Patty Cakes Bakery in Galveston, TX.

Delight your senses at Patty Cakes Bakery, affectionately called, Galveston’s sweet spot. Just a few blocks off Broadway on 14th street, in Galveston’s Historic East End,  sits this unassuming building. But step inside to find an extraordinary bakery. Stephen and…

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