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CASA needs more volunteer child advocates

KINGSLAND, Texas (KXAN) — The organization that provides a voice for children navigating the court system needs more volunteers.

Faye Payne has been volunteering for four years helping children cope with being away from their parents as they navigate the legal system. 112 more words


Rivers, Swimming Holes, and Massive Quantities of Meat

I needed this weekend. In the one month that I have lived in Austin, we spent most of that time searching for and procuring an apartment, moving into that apartment, building complicated IKEA furniture, and buying lots of decorative pillows from Target. 1,261 more words

Out Of The City Adventures

A Weekend Getaway

Lately, I’ve had a bad case of wanderlust which can only be satiated with adventure. With impending plans for a December getaway,  going far simply isn’t in the cards. 209 more words


bloomin' sage

around here when the sage blooms it almost always means rain’s coming.


In the Shade of Those Trees

If I want to possibly catch a glimpse of God
I’ll go out into Hill Country
Where the majestic oaks are more beautiful
Than any art made by man… 70 more words

My Dear Deer Friends

So one thing my house has no shortage of is ample subjects for shooting practice. Come dawn and dusk there is probably a deer for every blade of grass in my yard and they aren’t afraid to come up and say hello. 136 more words