There is a Reason I Didn’t Teach Math

Math and I have never been on good terms. Honestly, if TAKS had been around when I was in school, I assure you I would still be there- in high school, I mean- trying to pass the blasted math portion. I took theĀ  most basic math courses in high school, flunked college...
Christmas is a Road Trip

Christmas is a Road Trip

Ben, Colten, and Maya will be celebrating Christmas at Ben and Maya’s house in Kyle, Texas, this year. A Christmas tradition that I accidently started a mere two years ago has now become a tradition, for me anyway, of taking a picture of the grandkids...

What is Your Given Name?

Back in the early sixties when I was growing up in Rosenberg and getting ready for school each morning, I would listen to Houston radio station KILT and the Hudson and Harrigan show. This was back in the days when radio stations had actual creative DJs and not...
Snow Day-and Then It’s Gone

Snow Day-and Then It’s Gone

I suppose every state in the union thinks they can lay claim to that cliche about if you don’t like the weather, hang around a little while and it will change. Well, maybe not Hawaii; their weather seems a pretty constant 80 something degrees, but I think West...
Destructo Dog Update

Destructo Dog Update

Now I ask you: does this look like the vicious, mean pit bulls we have all heard about? Or is this a cuddly lap dog waiting to be discovered? Mari took it upon herself to jump into Bill’s lap the other day, and he made the mistake of allowing her to do it, so...