Fat-leaf Succulent ; Aloinopsis

I have lost the name of this gray succulent, but it makes this pretty cascade of blooms. Aloinopsis is a mesembryanthemum that comes from the south of Africa. Its name means midday flowering. The buds aren’t obvious, so when it does bloom, it’s always something of a...
Tales From The Kitchen: The Giant Cake

Tales From The Kitchen: The Giant Cake

When the kids were growing up, they spent most of their summer afternoons over at the country club pool right across the street from our house, and because the walk from one to the other was short, they and friends would pop in and out from time to time during the...
Quanah Parker Shot An Arrow Into the Air…

Quanah Parker Shot An Arrow Into the Air…

Quanah Parker shot an arrow in the air and one of them landed in Muleshoe. The latest addition to the Muleshoe Heritage Center is a 22-foot tall arrow sculpture, the 48th such marker to be installed on the Quanah Parker Trail, a project undertaken by the Texas Plains...

Sedum Weinbergii

Sedum weinbergii, common name ghost plant, doesn’t have a large bloom, but it is showy with distinct red lines on the petals. The plant is about 3 or 4 years old, has never really flourished,  and this is the first time it has bloomed for me. I am not sure what I...