Carl and the Bamert Seed Story

Carl and Cookie Bamert married in Las Cruces, New Mexico, spent part of their honeymoon at the Elite Hotel in Clovis, liked what they saw across the state line around Muleshoe, bought some land, and never looked back....

My Fifteen Minutes of Fame at the Book Signing!

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of hosting a book signing for The Bright Lights of Muleshoe at the Barnes and Noble store located in the South Plains Mall in Lubbock, Texas. The store’s Community Business Development Manager, Terry Handley, worked with me to organize...

Make Your Own Frost Cloth

I have a few outdoor cactus and agaves that require some protection in the winter, and I have used a variety of covers for them: five-gallon buckets turned upside down, the heavy-duty cardboard boxes that milk jugs are shipped in, used afghans and throws bought at the...

The Surprise in the Elm Tree

Porche Dog just had a fit a couple of weeks ago one night barking at something out in the pasture. This is not unusual, as she takes her guard dog duties very seriously and warns us of unwanted or unexpected visitors, but her insistence that something was out there...