Gary Short, Director of Real Estate Sales

“At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.” – Barbara Bush

My goodness where has this year gone? Didn’t we just finish digging out of a freeze and now we’re on the doorstep of a Texas summer? Without question, it’s easier said than done, but the importance of slowing down and savoring the moment is so important. If you’re anything like me — always in a hurry to get somewhere, finish something up, or I find myself so buried in a phone with work and life that the world just drifts on by and I’m none the wiser to it’s passing. 

We live in a region that’s so rich in beauty, history and recreational pursuits, many people plan their annual family vacations to our area. They come with the hope of unwinding, capturing time, and creating moments with family and friends that will last forever. With views for miles and virtually every activity unique to the Texas Hill Country available within the friendly confines of Cordillera Ranch, it’s probably what drew many of our residents to call this home and recreate the moments of days gone by with the ones they love. 

Remember, it wasn’t that long ago, in a time before DVRs, if you missed a TV show, it was gone forever — or at least until the reruns aired! There’s no pause, rewind or record function in life. Slow down, enjoy it and don’t miss a moment because once it’s passed, there are no reruns.  

In closing, I’d like to say thank you to our CR Living Editor, Trisha Doucette, for her tireless work behind the scenes in producing our magazine that we all enjoy so much. She not only handles CR Living, but another three or four publications (that I’m aware of) and always makes it feel as though we are her only clients. Thank you, Trish! Your work doesn’t go unnoticed and we’re very thankful for your efforts and partnership.

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