Five Things to do in San Antonio

Or more specifically, five things to do in one day in San Antonio. My planned trip was cut short due to the weather, but there was still plenty to do. And as I explained, there was still also just the enjoyment of being somewhere different, with new places to explore …

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Bats Under Austin’s Congress Avenue Bridge Remain Elusive…to Me

I’m a believer of third time’s the charm. It’s seemed to work out well for me, and part of that may even just be the power of positive thinking. So I was hopeful that this past weekend when I went to Austin, with full intentions of seeing the bats, I …

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2014 Reading List

A friend of mine posted his reading list for the upcoming year, and I thought that was kind of a fun idea. It’s not something I’ve really done before. Sure, I have a pile of ‘to-read’ books, but I generally keep this physically small. And that pile is often added …

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The Book Thief

Last week I finished The Book Thief, spending longer and longer periods with its pages in each reading. It was one book in a very long time that I’ve wanted to skip forward to the end to find out what happened to the characters, those whose futures were not hinted …

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