National Geographic : 1990 Jun
Austin thinks small too: A multi chip module designed by MCC, a research consortium, will help make computers more efficient. Miss Austin 1989, Annabelle Lares, stands in Threadgill's,a restaurantwhere singer Janis Joplingot her start. Grandmotherof the groom, Eva Buchananis escorted by great grandson JoshuaMcQueen at the wedding of Cheryl Lund and Charlie Webb. The Texas Navy flag, a copy of which hangs in the state capitol, wasflown in 1836 in the days Texas was a republic. At home on the range, Lady Bird Johnson relaxes at her ranch outside Austin, where, said PresidentLyndon Johnson, the stars always seem to shine a little brighter. Investor Robert Baldwin and his wife, Jannis, carved out a hillside to build a Texas-size house over looking the city. Barton Springs, the town swim ming hole, gets scrubbed down twice a week by its staff. Austin has some 12,000 acres of parks. At a University of Texas com mencement, retired Dean of Nursing Billye Brown, with ceremonial mace, stands by for mer nursingprofessor Mildred Tapper. Though he's on the road again and again, singer-songwriter star Willie Nelson sooner or later comes home to Austin.