So, in the pursuit of a more perfect Xmas present, I visited our new Dripping Springs version of Wild Birds Unlimited. It's super-easy for me because it shares a parking lot with our Keller Williams office. I talked with Manuel and Anna Peña, the owners, and shortly we were joined by their daughter, Amanda, and … Continue reading It’s For the Birds
Fresh Native is an extremely charming old house-turned-boutique on Ranch Road 12. People who are 20 definitely shop here, but so does my mom. Starrs on Mercer is also a great place for men and women, as well as folks who need clothing to wear to Dripping Springs Tigers games. Lots of jewelry and accessories, and … Continue reading Christmas Shopping in a Lil’ Town
Everyone in Dripping Springs meets here sooner or later.
We read the dessert selection first, so that we'd be mindful of our ultimate goal when we ordered lunch. I chose the Carprese Quiche and Mom had the Avocado and Heirloom Tomato Grilled Cheese on sourdough. We split a Salted Caramel Crème Brûlée. And, yes, it was all wonderful.
Guess 'weird' is a matter of opinion, but I went on my first "West of Weird Property Tour" with lender Trey Powers today. 'Weird' is a self-proclaimed descriptor of Austin, and Dripping Springs is west of Austin, so.... you get the idea. The big draw for me was a twelve-and-a-half acre property with large home … Continue reading West of Weird
If you've been keeping up with CodeNext, Austin's evolving zoning ordinances, you know that January's release of new ordinances without an accompanying release of maps caused angst in the neighborhoods whose inhabitants have spent years trying to keep the feel of those neighborhoods the same as it has been for decades. Fitting more people and … Continue reading New City-planning Maps for Austin
Touring properties in the rain is great because you get to see what happens to the runoff!