Bricks, Blankets, and Two-Dog Nights

After putting up with cold sheets for most of the winter this year, it dawned on us to add an electric blanket to our linen collection. Why didn’t we think of this sooner? It has been a while since we have had an electric blanket; over the years they would quit...

Wax Echeveria

My wax echeveria just bloomed for the first time, so I thought I would share it with you. I have seen this plant referred to as echeveria wax, lipstick, agavoides, and ebony, so take your choice. I learned the hard way that it is prone to sunburning, so be aware and...

Ronnie Jones 1941-2014

The Voice of the Mules on Friday nights will not be the same next football season; half of the Bob and Ronnie team will be watching from the clouds. Ronnie Jones passed away January 22, 2014. Ronnie grew up in Oklahoma and briefly in Texas, moving back to Texas and...
And Speaking of Texas Aggie Traditions…

And Speaking of Texas Aggie Traditions…

When the Aggies lose a football game, another way the 12th Man supports the team is hanging around for a yell practice, since apparently we didn’t yell enough during the game. The Yell Leaders choose appropriate yells, lead the singing of “Spirit” instead of the “War...

A Field of Kalanchoe Color

Well, not exactly a field, but a bit of color on a dreary winter day. We are caught in the prolonged series of cold fronts that you may also be experiencing, and I suspect that you, too, are good and ready for Spring to show up. But in the meantime, I can slip into...