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July 12, 2019

Plano Moms is an online community of moms in and around Plano, Texas. Following a fabulous Plano Moms Texas Pool Mixer in May, a fantastic blog post about all things Texas Pool was posted to the Plano Moms site. Check it out and become part of the Plano Moms Community:...

December 23, 2018

Each year the days swirl by faster and faster like a line from my favorite children’s Christmas book, “as leaves that before the wild hurricane fly.” The Holiday Season carries with it the memories of Christmas past and the hopes for future celebrations. We anticipate...

November 22, 2018

As the Holiday Season approaches we give pause to give thanks for the many people and blessings in our lives. Time passes swiftly, more so as the years go by, and life is a journey best shared. May we always remember that it is in the connections that we make, the rela...

August 24, 2018

Its endless summer at the Texas Pool, celebrating these last weeks of our 57th season. The Texas Pool Foundation has been thrilled to welcome new Historian Michelle Giltner to our Board of Directors. Michelle brings a passion for Plano history and expertise in preserva...

The Texas Pool was built in 1960 and opened to the public in 1961. Developed by the famous Texas Hunt Family, the Texas Pool was a selling feature for the Dallas North Estates neighborhood, designed to attract families of nearby Texas Instruments in what would become D...

April 8, 2018

We were jazzed, at our house, about the arrival of the first day of Spring. There is always an excitement in the air as the planet turns up the heat and the Texas subtropical weather kicks into vacation mode. Palm trees require sunshine and like the palms I thrive best...

March 21, 2018

Honoring the first day of spring, I've begun spring projects in our home. One of those tasks, cleaning out the garage, has become a quagmire of belongings, heirlooms, and things we “might need someday.” As we age, and our loved ones join our forefathers in the hereafte...

January 31, 2018

It’s a New Year, a new page on the calendar, an open book waiting to be written, a fresh garden to be planted, and an opportunity for contemplating life’s directional choices. I’m a bit slow to step up to the plate, however. I’ve been savoring the Holiday Season, unwil...

December 31, 2017

On this 7th Day of Christmas, on the Eve of a New Year, I’d like to raise a glass to our Texas Pool Community, our Board of Directors (all unpaid) and their (longsuffering) families, to our members, mermaids and pirates, lifeguards and volunteers, corporate sponsors, p...

November 23, 2017

As the years flow past, the traditions of our lives, those that we hand down from generation to generation, will be remembered. My MIL used to make pumpkin pie crust from a special recipe handed down from her mother and her mother's mother back to a time before the fam...

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