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Property Tax Tips from a Pro

Property Tax Tips from a Pro

The time has come once again for everyone in the great state of Texas to collectively sigh and say, “I have to pay how much for my property taxes?” We are subject to paying property taxes on our homes each year, but Texans do not pay any state income tax, so while we tend to […]

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Raising Readers

My children are pod people. Do I date myself when I use that reference? Body Snatchers was a really bad movie released in 1993. It’s the third remake based on a book called The Body Snatchers, written in 1955. Basically, it’s about an alien race that aims to take over our planet by creating exact replicas of us, except […]

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Exhaust Notes: Insider Tips to Car Buying

On any given night, if you pressed your ear to the closed door, you might find yourself in shock and awe at the sounds emanating from my bedroom.   You might hear a soft purr gently rising and falling in volume. You’d hear guttural noise build slowly—louder, aggressive, and insistent on being heard. Sometimes described […]

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Why I Talk to My Husband

There’s some really hard stuff about marriage (that—gasp!—doesn’t involve our children) that we need to talk about, and it’s not what you think. The hard stuff I’m talking about happens between the passionate love-making and the drawn-out, ego-fueled fights. The hard stuff isn’t about your baby’s poop color. Or your stressful job. It isn’t even […]

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