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Archive for April, 2009

The Exploration Continues

Our first full day in Austin was great! Wendy and Jenni slept in–they’d been up most of the night catching up, since they hadn’t seen each other in a while–but Mary Ann and I were ready to hit the trail. We grabbed some of the free breakfast served here at the hotel and off we went–first stop, Target. Given all the cosmetic geegaws I bought, I should be beautiful by tomorrow afternoon at the latest. :)

By the time we got back to the hotel, the girls were up and about. With a little prodding, they got ready :) and we were

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Greetings from Austin!

For some reason, I couldn’t get this blog to publish yesterday. Here’s another try, with a new blog to follow!

Wednesday was a looooong day. Mary Ann, Jen and I left the house at 4:30 am, to be squired to the airport by Larry, the Canadian Wrangler. (The dogs and cats are under the care of the Wiley cousins, Deb and Steve.) My daughter, Wendy, was already here in Texas, waiting for us.

It’s early, and everyone else is still sleeping. I expect the aroma of brewing coffee will bring Mary Ann stumbling out of her and Jen’s room any

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From the end of the Civil War until 1890, some 10 million head of cattle were driven from Texas to Kansas.