Monthly Archives: October 2007

New Lakefront Restaurant Passes the Taste Test

Yesterday my son and I made plans to meet for lunch at Gloria’s in the Harbor District. It’s one of our favorites and the price is right. When we got there, though, we noticed that the new Italian restaurant, Volare, … Continue reading

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Digital Photo Fest

I’m really enjoying my new Nikon digital camera (you can read more on my tech blog). I haven’t had a lot of time, since getting it, to really give it a workout but here are a few photos I’ve taken … Continue reading

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Kingsbridge Tour of Homes

This past weekend, we attended the Tour of Homes at the Kingsbridge community in McLendon-Chisholm just south of Rockwall. No, we aren’t planning to move. This was a charity event (benefiting the Rockwall YMCA) and the houses are in the … Continue reading

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Fearing’s Restaurant: The Magic’s Moved

Our first experience with Dean Fearing’s new restaurant at the Ritz Carlton was at the grand opening luncheon September 15th. The food was very good, but there was a fixed menu and none of the dishes were what I would … Continue reading

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School boards asking for property tax hikes | Dallas Morning News | News for Dallas, Texas | Latest News

School boards asking for property tax hikes | Dallas Morning News | News for Dallas, Texas | Latest News What a surprise. The legislature cuts school property taxes by 1/3 and enacts new business taxes and cigarette taxes to replace … Continue reading

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First your pets, then your kids, then … microchips for all?

 Cedar Hill microchip rule aims to reduce lost pets | Dallas Morning News | News for Dallas, Texas | Latest News It seems like such a good idea. What pet lover could protest having a way to ensure that Fido … Continue reading

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