We saw this place today, out by George Strait's ranch. The house in the photo belongs to a wealthy land owner in Pleasanton. The owner of the houses daughter's spouse's daughter is married to George Michael. If you look real close you might see George in the window looking out at me across the field, probably taking a snapshot of me peering over the fence. Go figure.
[image: Inline image 1] "Billboard magazine ranked Michael the 40th most successful artist on the Billboard Hot 100 Top All-Time Artists list." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Michael http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Strait On Sun, Dec 22, 2013 at 9:39 PM, Richard J. Williams <pundits...@gmail.com>wrote: > We saw this house on a trip yesterday to see Dad up in North Texas. I've > been passing this place since 1962 and watched it go down over the years - > it was already in pretty bad shape the first time I saw it. We are > speculating that it probably took 75 years or more for it to reach this > state. I missed taking the best shot last year when I passed by - there was > a mule standing in the fog next to it, but I was in a hurry so I didn't > stop. > > > On 12/22/2013 8:59 PM, Bhairitu wrote: > > > > Is that in Sonoma? > > On 12/22/2013 06:48 PM, Richard Williams wrote: > > > We looked at this place today, but it will need a little fixing up: > > [image: Inline image 1] > > > On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 7:35 PM, Richard Williams <pundits...@gmail.com>wrote: > >> We live in the country, out by Hot Wells. SAKS Fifth Avenue isn't in a >> strip mall, it's located at one of the largest inside malls in the U.S. >> Today the mall was packed with shoppers: >> >> [image: Inline image 1] >> >> >> On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 8:33 PM, <awoelfleba...@yahoo.com> wrote: >> >>> >>> >>> I think you need to get out into the country more. These strip mall >>> chain stores are bad for the soul. I liked seeing those ramshackle houses >>> you were posting, they have so much more character. Michael's would have >>> all those garlands and wreaths and hobby-making stuff you need at this time >>> of year though. >>> >> >> > > > > >