Category Archives: neighbors

Once Upon a House (2)…College Daze

There was never any doubt I would go to college. There was never any real doubt where I would go to college: Austin. Once out of high school, I enrolled at the University of Texas and moved back to Austin, … Continue reading

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Trajectory Towards Transformation: Part 5 — Selling 1701 Dexter

“Have you listed your house yet?” People we knew had been peppering us with that question for months, starting as soon as we would mention possibly selling and moving. “No…” I would start to say, and then patiently explain that selling it would … Continue reading

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Pappa’s Childhood (part 6)

Continuing “Pappa’s Childhood”, mom’s edit of her father’s memoirs of his youth in rural east Texas circa the late 19th century. Most of our teachers had spelling matches on Friday or speaking. Usually, we had spelling one Friday and speaking … Continue reading

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