Bluebonnets, Paint Brushes, and Galardias,Oh My!

Bluebonnets, Paint Brushes, and Galardias,Oh My!

Every few years the stars align, the weather gods comply, and the wild flowers in the Hill Country just go crazy. This was one of those years. The Adrians joined us and we took off Friday to see the show. And it was spectacular. We wandered around the Burnet/Llano...
Mules Hit the Links for Regional Golf

Mules Hit the Links for Regional Golf

Our grandson, Colten, played golf this year, and the team won district, which qualified them to travel to Odessa for the regional tournament. Being retired allowed us to go watch, which we didn’t get to do when his mother was on the golf team, so we did. Bo,...

The Rocket Man Still Rocks

I have seen Elton John in concert three previous times: 1995 in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden with Billy Joel in the Face to Face Tour; 1998 at the Erwin Center in Austin in the Big Picture Tour; 2000 in Lubbock in the newly completed United...

The Three Main Topics

Back when we lived in Edna and I was teaching 6th grade language arts and coaching junior high girls (see my Archives:¬†“The bright lights of Muleshoe are shining like diamonds…,” September 4, 2009)¬†several of us carpooled the drive to Victoria to...
Spring Snuck in Overnight-or Did It?

Spring Snuck in Overnight-or Did It?

The grass was still brown, the trees for the most part were bare, the temperature still dropped to the low 30s at night, and in general things still seemed dreary and dead. Then I walked out into the big cactus garden and a bright mound of pink caught my...