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Oronoco Gold Rush Days - or how to make your calves burn!

For the past ten years I have helped my Mother in Law at the Oronoco Gold Rush days.  It is kind of a working vacation or a leg work out depending on how you look at it. 175 more words

Trip Reviews

In the Chair with…

Sarah Franklin

Plenty of experience in all aspects of hairdressing, especially colouring and cutting. Infamous for her ‘inventive ‘ fringes and turn the clock back highlights and lowlights….Interests are many and varied but if you fancy a good chat about the remedies for powdery mildew and the latest must visit art exhibition then Sarah’s your stylist. 314 more words

There's More To Shiner, TX Than A Brewery

The first time I went to Shiner, TX was October 2006, when a few fellow Austin-based AmeriCorps volunteers and I took a weekend road trip to Shiner Bocktoberfest to check out the Old 97’s and Pat Green, as well as drink plenty of Shiner beer. 587 more words


Sniff Test

I have one of those old wooden antique dressers that has the mirror attached to the back, and on each side of the mirror is a tiny shelf, where I presume you used to put your lantern back in the day.  1,527 more words

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Texas Hill Country Getaways: Boerne and Comfort

When many of us Austinites think of the Texas Hill Country, Fredericksburg and the wineries along 290 come to mind. The typical day trip consists of lunch in Fredericksburg and a stroll around the shops on Main Street before heading back east, stopping at Becker Vineyards and maybe a couple other wineries on the way home. 688 more words

Pretty Sure Picasso Has to be Related to Me.

After watching this video I started digging through all of our old blankets just in case someone slipped in a Navajo blanket when I wasn’t looking. 1,272 more words