Monthly Archives: December 2007

Great business failures of Southeast Texas

For 20 years I have driven down Texas state highway 105 between Cleveland and Moss Hill several times a year.  I always notice a resort of some sort called Cypress Lakes and wonder what the deal is with it.  Having … Continue reading

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Coffee shops

I think this article at Slate has a point: Don’t Fear Starbucks.  Before Starbucks (at least in Dallas) the only place to get an espresso was after supper at an Italian restaurant.  Or at least that’s my guess — I … Continue reading

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Big time

It appears that the Old East Dallas ECPTA has now hit the big time.

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I are neutral good

I Am A: Neutral Good Human Cleric (5th Level) Ability Scores: Strength-11 Dexterity-10 Constitution-14 Intelligence-17 Wisdom-14 Charisma-10 Alignment: Neutral Good A neutral good character does the best that a good person can do. He is devoted to helping others. He … Continue reading

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Task Force

We survived our first encounter with the historic district approval process relatively unscathed. We are thinking about doing an addition to the back of our house to add a new bedroom, bathroom, office, and utility room/pantry. Since we live in … Continue reading

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Now we exist

So the Old East Dallas ECPTA finally exists.  The representatives from the state PTA came down and we had our official chartering meeting tonight and adopted bylaws and elected officers and all that.  We wound up with about 30 members … Continue reading

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