July 4th in the Shoe

There was absolutely no excuse for being bored this past July 4th weekend. Plenty of activities were going on to help you celebrate our independence, do lots of visiting and eating, and have a good time. My day started early when I arrived at the courthouse to set up...

Amazing Grace and Willie Mae Graves

Willie Mae Graves and Irma Leal were fast friends. They spoke every day on the phone and had agreed that whoever died first should be buried with her cell phone so they could keep in touch. When Willie Mae died in 2018 and her daughter Sandra was seeing to it her...

Mule Days and Kickin’ Nights 2019

The third annual Coors Light Mule Days and Kickin’ NIghts took place most of the afternoon and night this past Saturday, June 29th, and living behind the Muleshoe Country Club and Golf Course gives me a ringside seat to all the traffic and activity involved in getting...

A River Runs Through It

Well, not exactly. More like a hint of a creek or spring. I had a dry creek bed of gray/white rocks from Coleman, Texas, in my cactus garden. I had been reasonable happy with it all these years until I was inspired to do something different when I saw my friend...

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