Bonfire 2022

Friday, September 9, 2022, will be homecoming at Muleshoe High School. For the past week, and maybe a few days more, we have  watched a steady progression of city dump trucks rumble past our house full of branches, tree trunks, and occasional pieces of lumber...

Slightly Misworded Church Bulletins That Made Me Laugh

The three things that happened at the same time for us last week, “A Working Refrigerator, Nine New Windows, and an Old Dog Recuperating: Life is Good!”, put me in cleaning mode. So the time had come to tackle the filing cabinet drawers, among other things, that I had...

A Visit to the Lavender Farm

The Lavender Farm in Shallowater had their seasonal grand opening June 25th, so Sheila and I decided to take a road trip to see rows of lavender without having to travel to the Mediterranean. And when I say road trip, it was more like a scavenger hunt because the map...

We Celebrated July 4th on July 2nd

Muleshoe chose to enjoy the Fourth of July on the second of July this year. And that’s okay; we had a great long parade, lots of vendors, lots of activities, and a really nice fireworks display that night. I was asked to judge the floats in the parade along with...

Did You Watch the Moon Eclipse?

We had a lunar eclipse Sunday, May 15, a blood moon eclipse.  It is called that because the moon is supposed to turn red. An eclipse, as I suspect you already know, is when the earth comes between the moon and sun, blocking direct sunlight from reaching the moon....

Ben Graduates Early!

In the last two years I have had the pleasure of attending four very different high school graduation exercises, three for grandchildren, and one for a former student’s daughter. Two were fashioned to accommodate Covid, one of those for a large school with 237...

The Chamber Banquet was a Bit Different this Year

Muleshoe Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture  manager Brittany Pendley and her directors decided to change things up a bit this year at the annual chamber banquet. Several comments that surfaced from a survey after the last banquet mentioned not having the usual...

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