Hot Enough for Ya?

Today is one of those days when Jay Leno would have said, “It was so hot today,” and someone in the band would, on cue, ask, “How hot was it?” followed by “It was so hot you could…and I will let you fill in the punch line. I tried and all I could come up with was...

Memorial Day 2017

We drove out to the Bailey County Cemetery this morning (May 29) for the annual observance of Memorial Day hosted by the Bailey County Cemetery Association. David Wyer, who always helps organize the program, introduced Jerry Bruton, president of the association, who...

Muleshoe Animal Clinic

When our family moved to Muleshoe in 1980, two horses, a dog, and a couple of cats came, too. So, not only did we need to find a family doctor, we needed to find the local veterinarian. I think Muleshoe Animal Clinic was the only game in town, but after meeting and...

The Motorcycle Rally

I had another new experience Saturday when I visited the Muleshoe RoadRiders Motorcycle Rally at the Bailey County Coliseum. Event coordinators Tuffy and Becky McDaniel told me 55 riders had registered for the rally, down a bit from previous years, no doubt due to the...

Bluebonnets, Paintbrushes, Mesquite Trees-Oh My!

It just so happened that the same weekend I planned to participate in the Hill Country Lawn and Garden Show in Burnet, the Hill Country came alive with color, blue and red with a touch of white and yellow, all against the bright lime green of fresh grass and budding...

Muleshoe’s First Female Pastor

In 2012 our Methodist church made history. Well, our new pastor, Mindy McLanahan, did when she became the first female pastor in our little town. The chance to break that particular glass ceiling was a long time coming, but dealing with the ceiling wasn’t necessarily...

The Muleshoe Chamber of Commerce Banquet Rocked!

We had the pleasure of complimentary tickets for the 2017 Muleshoe Chamber of Commerce banquet Saturday night. So we went and thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Our tickets were sponsored by Hereford Feed Ingredients, one of several businesses that showed support for our...

We Have Pecans!

When Bill planted his pecan orchard three years and one month ago, he was told he could expect to see pecans in seven to ten years. Right. If we were still around by then-we are getting old, ya’ know. So imagine our surprise and delight when tiny little green pecans...