AJ and I Build a New Cactus Garden

My son AJ asked me to help him design and plant a cactus and succulent garden requested by a customer of his Green Dude Organic Lawn Care business in Kyle, Texas. I had helped him with a similar garden in 2017 (A Succulent Garden for Kelly, May 17, 2017) so of course,...

Succulents and their Flowers

I have learned that one way to distinguish between succulents is by the differences in their flowers. I’m still learning, but here are some differences that might help you distinguish between a few popular species. Aloes and haworthias are easy to confuse, but not if...

May This Keep You Safe from Harm

While visiting with Betty Jennings for the story “G.O. Jennings had a Grocery Store,” February 20, 2021, she shared with me a story about a New Testament Bible given to her husband Jim Jennings when he entered  military service in 1942. I was unaware of this...

G.O. Jennings had a Grocery Store

During the Depression, and probably even before, Saturday was a big day, the day families went to town. Saturday was looked forward to, the day to shop, visit, be entertained.  Jennings Grocery Store was one place in Muleshoe to do all three. Groceries were bought;...

Mule Medix

If you read the blog about Chad’s flag pole from February 9th, you might remember Mule Medix mentioned as being instrumental in the completion and dedication of that memorial. This is their story.For about twenty years, the Bailey County EMS Organization was a group...