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A Toast to Summer

Written by | Published July 24, 2009
My favorite seasonal flavor of Promised Land Milk, Creamy Dreamy Orange, is back on the shelves at my neighborhood H-E-B…

Trip Advisors

Written by | Published July 23, 2009
Sometimes a trip out-of-state helps me appreciate what information a tourist needs and wants. I shouldn't admit this, but on…

Out All Night

Written by | Published July 13, 2009
Be sure to check out the story on bat-watching by Nola McKey and Larry Ditto in the August issue of…

Evening Star

Written by | Published July 13, 2009
Enjoyed a fabulous Friday evening last week at the kick-off of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum's annual Music…

Why is That Dog Smiling ?

Written by | Published July 3, 2009
Even though travel destinations are the focus of Texas Highways magazine, almost every traveler relies on some kind of travel…

New Orleans Saint

Written by | Published July 1, 2009
I've been most fortunate to catch a number of wonderful live Austin City Limits studio appearances during my 25 years…

Closet Recyclers!

Written by | Published June 29, 2009
Last week I attended a reunion of high-school chums in Oklahoma City, a seven-hour drive from Austin (though my lead-footed…

Austin Chamber Music Festival

Written by | Published June 25, 2009
Thoroughly enjoyed a free Austin Chamber Music Festival event (splendid Mendelssohn Piano Trio concert) at downtown Austin's Central Presbyterian Church…

Patagonia / Texas Travel

Written by | Published June 25, 2009
I'm a fan of Patagonia outfitters not only because the company designs and manufactures amazing gear but also because the…

Lavender Daytrip

Written by | Published June 17, 2009
I'd wanted to go to the Blanco Lavender Festival for several years, so when my daughter-in-law, an Ohio native, said she…

Revisiting Wimberley

Written by | Published June 4, 2009
Showing a friend around sometimes results in making some discoveries yourself. Such was the case when I took my Lubbock…

Summer Camp Blues

Written by | Published May 29, 2009
Every once in a blue moon, I lament the fact that I never went to summer camp as a kid…
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