Tag Archives: Austin

Too Many Choices for an Austin Gal

Younger readers will probably be horrified to learn that during my formative years in Austin, we had just one television station.   The sole source of television fare was provided by KTBC, which started broadcasting in 1952 and was owned by … Continue reading

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Counting the Ways I [heart] Austin

As much as I enjoy traveling to other cities and towns, Austin is the city of my heart.  So, on the occasion of this Valentine’s Day, allow me to wax poetic on the subject – at least for a paragraph … Continue reading

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Grand Finales

Since I recently mentioned sending the Sports section to the recycle bin as soon as I unfurl the newspaper, many of you are probably dying to know, if not Sports, then what?  At the risk of sounding morbid, I admit … Continue reading

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Bury My Heart in Austin

I have traveled far to visit historic sites recommended by one of the two Fs (Fodor’s or Frommer’s) or listed in 1,000 Places to See Before I Die, marveling at walls, both great (China) and imprisoning (Alcatraz), canals, towers, gardens, … Continue reading

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My Word!!!

Yes, “thenadays” sounds a bit odd.  It struck my eye among a list of words for “past” at thesaurus.com.  I probably visit the thesaurus website as much as I do Chicos (a woman’s clothing store), since I spend a lot … Continue reading

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