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Billy Joe Cain
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Changing the Face of Our House on Chicon Street
Over the last few weeks, we've been making some changes to the house as we've finally gotten all of the stuff out of our previous home. One of the changes on deck is utilizing some vintage, etched glass doors rescued from a bank. We bought these almost 20 y...

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My Brief Stay at Standing Rock
Yesterday, I was at Standing Rock when the easement was denied. I had only arrived at 1:30am the previous night, and it kills me to say that I headed out after I was certain that the easement denial was real news and not just hearsay. Let me explain... Pers...

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Don't Like the Election Results? One Simple Way to Move Forward.
Last week, America was shocked. Well, not everyone. Many people aren't surprised at all. Myself, I was expecting this. People are hurting. They are poor. They want something that they can believe in, and I believe that, finally, people have seen that the DN...

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Think Mental Health Assistance in Austin Is Out of Reach? Think Again.
If you've never heard of the Austin Clubhouse, let's fix that. Austin Clubhouse exists to provide acceptance and empowerment so adults living with mental health diagnoses can pursue personal goals and play a meaningful role as co-workers, colleagues, family...

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Our First Halloween at Chicon St.
The kids have had a great time Halloween-ing down south and now that they have been doing their own things for years, and I'm not having to drive them around anymore, I wanted to get into the "spirit" of Halloween this year, and everyone was okay with that ...

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Pepe Romero Day!
Did you know that Saturday, October 15 was officially proclaimed, by Mayor Adler himself, as Pepe Romero Day in Austin and Austin proclaimed as the Classical Guitar Capital of the World? Me neither! But when the lights went down that evening, Pepe took his ...

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Chicon Street Poison Ivy Journey, Part Two - It's Worse Than Expected
It's been a week since I really went through the yard. My son and I have been dealing with poison ivy on our hands, arms, and legs for a week, and it's finally getting better thanks to our friends that have been making good suggestions and offering helpful ...

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Chicon Street Poison Ivy Journey, Part Two - It's Worse Than Expected
It's been a week since I really went through the yard. My son and I have been dealing with poison ivy on our hands, arms, and legs for a week, and it's finally getting better thanks to our friends that have been making good suggestions and offering helpful ...

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Chicon St. Poison Ivy... An Unexpected Journey
Last weekend, my son and I worked for so long in the yard and made so much progress. When we were doing some work on the back neighbor's yard on the other side of the fence, the neighbor pointed out that some of the area we had not touched (it was further d...

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Chicon Street Yard Improvements - Clearing the Fences
Continuing the saga of our move to east Austin, today was huge. First, our friend Kris came over and I surprised him with our new fire pit, which is a small galvanized tub (for now). We had been burning some of our brush over the last couple of days and tod...
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