Another Graduation to Remember

After three date changes, granddaughter Maya finally had her high school graduation. This was going to be our first experience with a virtual presentation, thanks, of course, to the coronavirus. We could have stayed home and watched it on our TV, or computer, maybe,...

Muleshoe Featured on FOX34 Our Town Spotlight

On May 11th Operations Manager Charlie Whisner and cameraman Colby Ward came to film an interview with me for their FOX34 Our Town Spotlight of Muleshoe series. They came in masks and gloves, politically correct, or maybe just coronavirus correct. But this is what...

The St. Clair Saga

When we moved to Muleshoe in 1980, one of the prominent stores on Main Street was St. Clair’s Department Store and we met many members of this extended family. As I have written stories about Muleshoe and the country club and golf course, that St. Clair name would...

A Nice Surprise from Turbinicarpus Horripilus

I brought home a nice Turbinicarpus horripilus gold spines from the CCSA (Cactus and Succulent Society of America) convention last year in San Luis Obispo, planted it in a dish garden, and then  got busy doing other things and didn’t look at it very closely as I...