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Willie Stark (Willie's Tug)
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The Corbetts Come to Town -- Thursday, March 30, 2017
Five D Steakhouse has been in business in Avinger for many years.  Denise is the manager and agrees to a photo of her checking on a customer's table. This Spring when we arrive in town, we are delighted to see there is a new restaurant in town, bringing in ...

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Thank You, Pam! -- Wednesday, May 16, 2017
Are we on vacation yet? We make one more trip to Avinger to say Goodbye to Sweet Caroline.   And to  Pam at City Hall next door.  She is a good neighbor and friend, and offers to keep watch over the motor home while we are away. So, who needs cameras Arlo a...

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Securing Sweet Caroline -- Wednesday, March 22, 2017
So now that she has a new home, Sweet Caroline must be secure for when we travel to parts known and unknown.  Herb tells me we are not done yet, we should go to Home Depot and get fence boards.  I lose count of how many 30 minute trips we make from Avinger ...

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Sweet Caroline Gets a New Home -- Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Sweet Caroline had her own garage nestled under the roof of our house in Port Isabel, but when we moved to Houston, she was too big for our parking spaces under the condo.  What to do?  Maybe our RV'ing days should wind down, and travel become another mode....

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My Costco -- Monday, February 27, 2017
How wonderful to get a phone call from our friend Craig from the Seattle area telling us he is coming to Houston on business and we should get together for a visit.  We invite him to our home and try to calm down from our excitement. Then we hear that his m...

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Git on Board the Underground Railroad -- Saturday, February 25, 2017
As I enjoy a warm February day outside my window, I get an eMail from Roxie telling me she and Ed are going to an outdoor musical at Angleton in Brazoria County and asks if Herb and I would like to go.  Absolutely!  I love musicals; I love the outdoors at t...

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A Tornado on Valentine's Day??? -- Tuesday, February 14, 2017
"...and tornados are possible."  Yikes!  Checking Weather Underground and the local weather news this morning on one of Houston's TV channels, we hear the disturbing announcement.  Yet, we are not in what Herb and I have always referred to as 'tornado alley...

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Good News and Other News -- Tuesday, February 7, 2017
There's always news; there's always good news and bad news -- or shall I say good news and 'other news.'  The other news this morning is that we must leave our friends in the PNW to catch our flight back to Houston.  We arrive at SeaTac for checking our bag...

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The Greatest Surprise of the Seattle Boat Show Trip -- Monday, February 6, 2017
The aroma of freshly brewed Community Coffee floats into the master berth of Willie's Tug at 5:30 this morning, and I am tempted to crawl out of my warm bed and find my way to the galley, when I hear Herb come in from the cockpit.  His voice betrays the dev...

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My Team Wins the Super Bowl Championship! -- Sunday, February 5, 2017
Years ago Herb and I never watched the Super Bowl because we didn't follow a team, but when we got invited to a Super Bowl party, we said, "Party?  Sure!" I don't know if I saw any of the plays, but we did a lot of visiting and watching of commercials. We w...
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