Green Grapes

Green Grapes

I grew up eating green grape jelly and green grape cobblers. In the Spring Daddy would pack up and head down to the Brazos river bottom or some neglected pasture of a friend to pick wild mustang grapes while they were still small and green, before they...

Hard Times at the Concession Stand

We managed a short trip to Muleshoe South, a.k.a. Kingsland, Texas, at Lake LBJ last week. Colten and I went to a neighboring town to see “The Karate Kid” one  night.  The show was good, but the concession stand was a story in itself. We made the...
July 4th in the Shoe

July 4th in the Shoe

The Fourth of July is a big deal in Muleshoe. This year the weather was cool and rainy, which was a nice change from the sweltering heat of most years, and it didn’t seem to keep people away.  Well, my crew didn’t venture out, but...