George, Reba, and Lee Ann Sing for Us

We attended a modern county music lover’s dream concert last Saturday night in Lubbock at Texas Tech’s United Spirit Arena. Lee Ann Womack opened the concert, followed by Reba McEntire, and ending with George Strait. What a deal! The day tickets went on sale I had...
The Cedar Posts Story

The Cedar Posts Story

  Conventional wisdom claims  that no good deed goes unpunished. I offer this situation for your consideration. We spent part of Spring Break at Lake LBJ in the heart of the Hill Country and offered to bring back cedar posts for our son-in-law to build a new...
In Praise of Skilled Craftsmen

In Praise of Skilled Craftsmen

 Ray and Alex came to install the new sink and faucet the other day. I watched as they figured out what went where and worked out all the kinks in a job that looked incomprehensible to me. These are the same men, remember, who moved a wall, rebuilt a closet, put...
Stinky Dog

Stinky Dog

On Friends Phoebe sang about Smelly Cat. Well, now we talk about  Stinky Dog, a.k.a. the Skunkanator.  Little Miss Destructo Dog   has confronted a skunk not once, or twice, but three times now, the last two within two weeks of each other, and I...
Remodeling is Done; Divorce Didn’t Happen

Remodeling is Done; Divorce Didn’t Happen

Well, we made it through without having to consult a lawyer! Forty-one days later, give or take a few days for packing up, unpacking, and re-hanging pictures, and we now have a fresh, clean, new look to the heart of the house. And Bill likes it more than he thought he...