The King Family Leaves Its Mark

The King brothers, H.D. and Bob, didn’t arrive at the same time, but when they got here, they both got involved in the agricultural side of things in Muleshoe. Their endeavors had an impact on this farming town that are still evident today, and their families are...

Grandmother’s Tea Cookies

My Grandmother Drum was quite the cook. Long before I was born, she was cooking for an extended family in Olney, Texas. I was told some of Grandaddy’s family lived with them, and along with their three children, they had a houseful. I wish I had a picture of her...

An Uncommon Cactus

I wrote about my Leuchtenbergia principis back in 2014 and 2021.  It had just bloomed. When I researched it, I found that it is the sole species of its genus and there is nothing else quite like it. I have a larger one that bloomed, but I also have this small one...

A Vitamind to Live By

More times than I can count, I have watched this scenario:  young males pushing  through doors or walking down an aisle or sidewalk followed by a girl friend, sister, maybe even his mother, meekly following behind  as best they can and obediently following him in to...

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