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May 31, 2017 - Memories

Dale and I lived in this area for a while. The Boys were both born in Austin. I still have family in this area of Texas. Dale and I have friends in this area. It has been so much fun catching up. Dale wanted Pizza so we drove into the TINY town of Smithville, Texas. We ate at Honey's. If in the area, check this place out. They make most of the ingredients from scratch. Dale made friends with the wait staff and booked a Bourbon Tasting with them. The tasting occurred 2 days later and Dale has made new friends. I know Dale had a good time. I...

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Aug 8, 2012 - BIS-CHER not BUE-SCHER

Buescher is not pronounced "BUE–SCHER". It is pronounced "BISH-ER" as in FISHER. And that’s where we are. Or some people would say “Lost Pines of Texas”. Or “near Smithville”. No matter. Even in 100+ temperatures, it is a beautiful state park. Adjacent to Bastrop State Park, notorious now for the big fire on Labor Day just last year, Buescher State Park was named after the family who donated the land for the park. It is a hidden gem, southeast of Austin, Texas, and our home once we arrived August 1. We had hoped to be park hosts at...

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