Monthly Archives: November 2016

28 11, 2016

A Little History

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There are so many things about our house and our property we don’t know. For example, our house is built in three distinctive sections. About half of it is cement foundation and the other is peer & beam. We discovered hardwood floors in the peer & beam section, but the woods in the bedrooms are not [...]

21 11, 2016

The Battle of the Mesquites

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If we were going to have people come visit our tasting room and vineyard, we had to get the property ready. To do this we had to clear the property of the mesquite trees. There is a chemical that you can spray on this invasive brush, but it is recommended that it be used on [...]

14 11, 2016

Sunsets and Sunrises

By | 2016-11-14T09:23:44+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sunsets and Sunrises

This is a little of topic, but I just love sunsets and sunrises. I’m a photography buff and love shooting landscape photography. There are some amazing scenic places to photograph, but none to me are more stunning than sunsets. Each one can be so different. Take advice from the great Phil Dunphy’s (Modern Family) book [...]

7 11, 2016

Pickers – Early, TX Style

By | 2016-11-07T10:22:39+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pickers – Early, TX Style

Our plan from the start was to use the existing barn on the property as our tasting room. We thought that we could get it cleaned up, built out, and opened by January of 2017. We learned quickly that our projected timing for the opening was way off. The cleaning out of the barn was [...]