Golf, Anyone?

Most mornings we take the dogs for a walk around the golf course. It’s handy, what with us living across the street from it, and early in the morning no golfers are playing so we pretty much have the place to ourselves. Well, except for Derrel and Nick who are always...

2017 Fire and Ice Cook-Off

Fire and ice? How about chili and ice cream? We sampled and voted for our favorites at the second Fire and Ice cook-off sponsored by the Muleshoe Chamber of Commerce Saturday night. Tamales, too. Chamber manager Kaci Morris and board members Steve Friskup, Kris...

Alice and Elaine Do Wimberley

Last year my friend Elaine and I visited Santa Fe for our yearly road trip. This year we decided it was time for the full Wimberley experience, well, Wimberley minus their famous Wimberley Market Days, the oldest of its kind in the Teas Hill Country and the second...

Daisy and the Kitten

Daisy came to live with us last August (Say Hello to Daisy, August 14, 2016). Terribly thin and timid, with food and attention, she turned into a pretty little cat. Probably just about a year old when she came to us, she stayed small and developed the habit of...

The Liles Do Disney World

Deciding we needed an adventure, tickets were bought, an RV was rented, camp sites were reserved, bags were packed, and AJ, Erin, Maya, Ben, Bill, and I set out for Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The odyssey began promptly at 6:25 a.m. on Saturday, July 8, and...

Woodstock Comes To Muleshoe

Well, not exactly, but that’s what I thought of when I saw the driving range at the country club golf course getting all spiffied up and ready for the outdoor concert to be held on Saturday, July 22. And I watched the whole thing transpire since it was pretty much...

Shari and John Celebrate July Fourth in Muleshoe

For us, the Fourth of July is usually a parade, fireworks, and hot weather, which it was this year, but with a twist. We also had the pleasure of spending the afternoon with the Bauers from Spicewood, Texas. They weren’t due in till noon, which left us plenty of time...

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...

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