A Prairie Dog Primer

Every time I drive to town I pass two fairly new prairie dog communities, don’t know if they are large enough to qualify as a prairie dog town yet, but it’s always interesting to see the activity going on. Chubby brown critters scampering here and there, others...

Signs of Spring

I read in the paper on March 19th or 20th, I forget, that the spring equinox was a day early this year. Don’t remember what the groundhog said about the changing of the seasons, but I am still waiting for the warm weather. Perhaps we will have no late freezes, but I...

Adenium Obesum in the Winter

Adenium obesum, commonly called the desert rose, is a native to the warm climates of sub-Sahara, eastern and southern Africa, Arabia, and Socotra, so I shouldn’t be surprised when my adeniums drop their leaves every winter. Even though I have talked to you about these...

Another Successful CTE Power Lunch

I enjoyed the CTE Power Lunch so much last year, visiting with the students and seeing what they are studying and how they are preparing for life after high school, I looked forward to going again this year. And I was not disappointed....

The Strange Saga of Josh Blocher

In the old days, most everyone in Muleshoe and Bailey County probably knew about Josh Blocher and his quest to make Progress the most successful town in Bailey County. They also had heard tales of the money he was said to hoard and bury around his house, tales others...