Randy is a Texas Real Estate Agent with Mission Realty in San Antonio. Let him help you find your dream home, farm, ranch, or hunting property in the heart of Texas, from San Antonio to the Hill Country to Brush Country! Randy Watson and team specialize in San Antonio property for sale.
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We can show and sell any listing, regardless of which real estate agent or real estate agency listed the property. We can even show and sell brand new constuction homes. The best part about it is we don't cost you anything, because even though we work for you, the buyer, the listing broker pays our commission.
I am a full time professional Real Estate Agents, we are also member of the National Association of Realtors, the Texas Association of Realtors, the San Antonio Board of Realtors and the Texas Alliance of Land Brokers.
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Monday, June 16th, 2014 at 9:17am. 4,004 Views, 0 Comments.
A Spot of Home Reorganization
By Celia Hayes
The kitchen pantry in my house is a misnomer. It a small kitchen closet, 25 ¼ inches wide by 27 ½ deep, extending all the way up to the ceiling-level. The builders installed shelves roughly fifteen inches apart. When I first moved in, I attached a pair of narrow wire shelf units to the inside of the door, seven shelves, each one just deep enough to hold a single can, small box or bottle. Later, I put in three wire shelves above the existing shelves. These needed a step-ladder to access. I put the little-used items on them ... and then pretty much dropped doing anything more, except for when it was necessary to go spelunking to the back of the deep shelves looking for a box of lasagna noodles. A couple of…
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 10:02pm. 1,451 Views, 0 Comments.
You Gotta Have Heart!
Ah, yes – Fiesta Time is here once again; San Antonio's very own Mardi Gras but with more couth. Or at least we like to think so. Around here, when the floats with the Fiesta female nobility pass, the crowd shouts, "Show us your shoes!" and not anything more revealing than that. Of all the scheduled events during a nearly-two-week-long city-wide block party, one of the most well-attended (to judge by the crowds every evening) is NIOSA, or Night In Old San Antonio, which features every kind of food booth imaginable in the little squares and streets of La Villita. One of the long-time favorites of NIOSA is a South American version of meat-onna-stick called 'antichucios', which a long-ago volunteer discovered while on an assignment
Monday, April 7th, 2014 at 8:52pm. 1,493 Views, 0 Comments.
In the Shade of the Big Enchilada
By Celia Hayes
Well, that is the fond nickname given to the Central Library building in downtown San Antonio – a hulking cube with geometric cut-outs, painted in a shade of dark orange which always reminded me of paprika. This last weekend, the Central Library and the campus of the Southwest School for Art and Craft across the street from it was the site for the second annual San Antonio Book Festival. This is the kind of book bash which is a small brother of the Texas Book Festival, which is huge, as far as local writers are concerned. Alas, the Texas Book Festival is so huge, that I couldn't even begin to afford an exhibitor table there, either as a writer for my own books, or as the owner of Watercress Press and…
Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 at 8:14pm. 2,917 Views, 0 Comments.
The Splendid Hanging Gardens of Spring Creek Forest – Spring 2014
by Celia Hayes
All right then – I confess that after last year’s disastrous tomato adventure – in which that which wasn’t killed by the heat was demolished by invading rats – I could be forgiven for giving up entirely. But darn it, the year before was so bountiful … well, not really all that bountiful, but a good many dinners enlivened with fresh sliced tomatoes on the salad. I hunger for fresh garden tomatoes, and it’s too darned far to drive down to Trader Joe’s for a box of their assorted baby heirloom tomatoes every day or so, with gas over $3.00 a gallon. I stocked up at Rainbow Gardens on a wide assortment of heirloom tomato starts, after the unseasonable hard freeze at the end…
Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at 8:39pm. 1,253 Views, 0 Comments.
by Celia Hayes
I've always thought there was a need in these mostly settled American late 20th century time for people to dress up and be something else for a while. There are local hard-core historical reenactors who do get very, very deep into this, in part to educate people generally about specific events and times in American history. Then there is the Society for Creative Anachronism, where lurk those folks who do more of the European medieval thing, with jousting and swordfights and all that. And the science fiction conventions, where fans of particular movies and TV shows costume for the duration, and take it all very seriously. My daughter and I had a friend through the Salt Lake City con who routinely dressed as a Klingon. One…
Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at 10:35am. 1,083 Views, 0 Comments.
Planning for the Garden
By Celia Hayes
Once more into the breach, my friends; with the date of the last predicted frost in South Texas historically being in mid-March, it's time to get started with vegetables. Indeed, the local HEB began putting out vegetable starts late in February, when the temperatures became so balmy and mild that I was seriously tempted in indulge – after all, $1.00-1.25 for a four-inch pot with a healthy young plant in it? Yes, I was eager to enter the fray once again, after last years' disastrous tomato-growing debacle. It was too hot, too soon, and those plants which did manage to bear fruit ... well, the rats got to them. Not just the tomatoes, but the fresh young sprigs, and the leaves of the pepper plants as well.
Monday, February 24th, 2014 at 7:04pm. 1,377 Views, 0 Comments.
Comfort Food – Part 2
It seems, we were having winter during the week, and something like spring on the weekends. It was warm enough to get out and do a little yard work and consider all those wonderful garden plans ... before the relatively icy cold drove us indoors again, and to consider hearty, warming comfort food for dinner. Nope, winter is not the time for Salad Nicoise, or for gazpacho. Those are summer dishes; winter is for fortifying soups and stews, for sturdy casseroles of macaroni and cheese ... and meat loaf.
The classic meatloaf that Mom used to make was based on ground beef; back in the day, ground beef was about the cheapest meat protein out there. Mom and other frugal cooks had extensive repertoires of main dishes utilizing it; no…
Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 at 11:43am. 2,497 Views, 0 Comments.
The Guadalupe River
This story traces the Guadalupe River from its headwaters all the way down to the Gulf, highlighting some of the things you see and can do along the way. For more on Texas rivers, see http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/landwater/
Sunday, December 22nd, 2013 at 9:50pm. 1,374 Views, 0 Comments.
Christmas Message for The Blog
There are as many kinds of Christmas observances as there are people who celebrate it – the turn of the old year to the the new one, observance of the winter solstice, a celebration of the birth of Jesus, a chance for families and friends to reconnect in person or with Christmas cards, for retail sales to have a final fling as far as profits are concerned, to celebrate the comforts of home, to share a lavish meal, to sing in Handel’s Messiah, dance in The Nutcracker, follow the progression of the Posada, be generous to the kinfolk – or those you don’t know at all.
The customs that we observe all came from different places, some of them accretions which have little or nothing to do with the miraculous birth of a baby in…
Thursday, December 19th, 2013 at 9:45am. 1,221 Views, 0 Comments.
Tis the Season
by Celia Hayes
I'm afraid that I have let a lot of traditional Christmas practices go, over the years. Like Christmas cards; just one of those things I got out of the habit of doing. And Christmas Eve Midnight Mass ... that's gone bye-bye as well, just like staying up until midnight to watch the New Year arrive. Decorating the Christmas tree itself is kind of hit or miss as well – what with the way that the cats have of treating it like one big feline amusement park, which is rough on the ornaments.
But there are some new rituals – and that is watching certain new classic Christmas-themed movies every year; this year we started with Christmas Vacation – yes, the Griswald family attempting to have a picture-perfect Christmas day,…