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Mar 5, 2013 - Bike Ride Assortment

We moved on to the Austin area to try to find a better rate for a campsite and also warmer weather. Boy did we! Yesterday was 86 degrees! However today it's back down to mid 60's but we did manage to get a little sun by taking a bike ride around the parking lot we are camped in. This is only a temporary spot until we move to the permanent spot tomorrow. Have to wait out the winds as they are upwards of 25 - 40 mph. In the meantime I thought I had nothing to write about but our breakfasts were getting kind of creative because we had...

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Nov 25, 2011 - More Fun Get Togethers with Friends

At the risk of sounding repetitive, the fun of this life style is traveling around the country and seeing friends along the journey. And this visit to Berry Springs here in Georgetown is no exception. Tonight began our first get together with Cathy and David. Cathy and I used to work together in Heidelberg, Germany (we also worked with Nan – remember our Huntsville post, and with Randy – remember Sioux Falls, and my birthday in Duluth?) and have remained friends ever since – gosh, that’s now 18 years already! Cathy was the primary reason...

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Nov 30, 2007 - a long day's drive

We left Hot Springs this morning planning on taking 2 days to get to Austin. We decided to just put in the 9 hours of driving and get to Austin tonight - so we pulled in to Susan's house, in Round Rock (just north of Austin) about 8:40 tonight. Now we have a full weekend to explore Austin, visit, and be in a real house again. It was a full day of driving, so no pics. G'night from Austin

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Jan 22, 2001 - 2000 October 14 - Round Rock - Brushy Creek Park

Today I revisited Brushy Creek Park in Round Rock to see the large round rock for which the town is named. The water level in the creek was lower than it was the first time I visited here; so I could see more of the rock. In 1851 a small community was formed on the banks of Brushy Creek, near a large round rock located in the middle of the creek. This round rock marked a convenient low-water crossing for wagons, horses and cattle. The first postmaster called the community Brushy Creek, but in 1854 the small settlement was renamed Round Rock...

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