I Love Parades

We made a special 2nd trip down to Smithville yesterday to soak up some more of the divine small town atmosphere—and watch a parade! I absolutely love love love parades. Time permitting I’ll go out of my way to witness such spectacles. I’m not sure why, but each one I attend is unique and always […]

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Day Trip: Smithville, Texas

Renovated, affordable, and gorgeous homes with front porches, rocking chairs, in a tree-shaded historical district lining the usually sleepy Colorado River, barely 45 minutes from Austin’s Bergstrom Airport. From the lovely neighborhood one can walk to downtown where new restaurants, refreshing beverage and loungy establishments, galleries, antique and bric-a-brac shops, coffee shops, bakeries, and what-not are popping up. Sophistimakated craft cocktails, […]

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