How To Embarrass Your Cat

How To Embarrass Your Cat

Embarrass a cat? That’s easy. Give ‘em a hair cut. Sophie was first. We went to the vet for her yearly shots. Her winter hair was matting up pretty badly by then. Dr. Lackey innocently commented that he could do something about that  messy wad on the side of her...
Colten Goes to the Prom

Colten Goes to the Prom

  Colten had an interesting experience this year, as he was asked to the prom, a neat treat for a sophomore.  Bianca Aviles, a junior, invited him to be her date, and her friend Jennifer Vasquez, also a junior, asked Jaxiel Lopez, who happens to be a friend...

Muleshoe and the Braceros

The United States, and Texas in particular, will forever have ties to  Mexico (remember  the Mexican-American War? Fajitas and burritos? The Alamo? ) But we also share a history regarding workers and labor. That history dates back to the 1800s, but in the...
Minnie, the Velcro Cat

Minnie, the Velcro Cat

The date was January 7, 2007. We had not had a stray cat or dog show up for a while.  So apparently Fate saw fit to send one our way. Out of nowhere appears this young gray female cat, very vocal, and most happy to see us. Bill did his usual protest-we already...