Monthly Archives: August 2010

I’d a gotten away with it too…

So, the husband captured the funniest thing leaving our neighborhood and getting on I30 this morning.  Rumor has it that there was a scooby snax heist at the local grocers.  Suspects are considered stoned and shaggy.

House Hunting: More 70’s

Around these parts, most land not being actively worked by farmers has been snatched up by developers, and subdivisions go up where the cattle used to roam.  This has led to a lot of zero-lot houses being stacked on top of one another, and the feeding of the vampire squids known as Texas Home Owner […]

House Hunting: Brady Bunch House

1614 Fairway Circle, Garland, TX 75043 Ok, keep in mind that I love 70’s architecture.  I do. I don’t know why.  But this house:  this screams 70’s Brady Bunch house. Love that! The pictures on this listing suggest that the house is in need of some basic updating, but it really doesn’t look too bad.  […]

House Hunting: The prologue

I have a great house. I like my neighbors. I love the parks and ponds and ducks and fish. The schools are the best in the area.  But I have an HOA.  For those of you that don’t live in a state where members of the state government own legal entities that confiscate property for […]

A Week in Windy City

I just got back from a fabulous week in Chicago spent with a friend of more years than either of us will admit in public, her charming husband and their newest addition; the best behaved baby in the universe. (Also, just about the cutest thing in diapers. And he has that new baby smell. Altogether, […]