Travisso! New Homes on the North Shore of Lake Travis

One of the perks of being a REALTOR®...more

I'm Still Here! (and other sweet!s)

I took advantage of the "icy roads" warning yesterday and just huddled inside my toasty warm house, not even venturing down the highway to see my mom. I was probably being over-cautious, but when the roads you travel are twisty and hilly, and not made to resist icing, it's better to play it safe than find yourself sliding out-of-control down a hillside, in my opinion....more

Treasure Boxes and other sweet!s...

I drove Tom's truck to Houston on Saturday. The kids and I made a one-day trip there to continue sorting through things at my parents' house, my childhood home, where every square inch and every random object holds a special memory....more

Good morning!

"In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary. "...more

There's water in the ponds!

Despite my gratitude for rain while we're in this drought, it's really tough for me to embrace day after day after day of the constant cold, wet stuff like we had earlier this week. ...more


em·brace əmˈbrās/ verb ...more

Austin Winters and other sweet!s

I just heard on the news that the first 15 days of January here in Austin set a record: so far it's officially the 10th coldest winter since 1897....more

Black and White

This poor blog has been so neglected. But I finally have some photos to feed it!My friend Vickie (Nature's Details) invited me to participate in a 5-day Black & White photo challenge on Facebook. Not one to turn down a challenge (if I know it's going to be good for me), I accepted.Here are the results....more

New years, new phones, birthday wishes, and other overdue sweet!s

First of all... Happy New Year! I can't believe this is my first post of 2015 ....more

Surprise! and other Christmas sweet!s

Wednesday afternoon a friend and her husband braved our dirt road to deliver a huge bag of Christmas goodies to my family. They do this every year. Seriously, they're crazy! ...more