Memorial Day 2024

A good crowd gathered at the Bailey County Cemetery today, Memorial Day, May 27, 2024, to remember the fallen from all our American wars and conflicts. Raul Torres welcomed everyone to the service. Basil Nash, Eddie Alvarado, Joseph Carpenter, and Joel Cowart raised...

The Master of Minutiae

After forty years of teaching at Muleshoe High School and four at Midland High School, John Gulley, master teacher and trivia master extraordinaire, is calling it a day. April Smith, Val McCamish, and Principal Cindy Bessire organized a reception May 20 at the high...

The Busy Bungalow Caters to Busy Little Kids

Dani Heathington may have retired from education in 2022, but she can't seem to stay away from kids! She and her daughter Myndi Heinrich, who was an elementary teacher also, both had the same idea; little kids in Muleshoe could benefit from a meeting place, somewhere...

Now the Internet is Telling Me How Old I Am!

In looking at all the MSN stories about how we Southerners talk, now I am also seeing  these things about what old people do. Yeah, I do some of them, and yeah, I am old! They don't have to tell me that. I feel like I am being made fun of for doing things that the...

Power Points, Bluebonnets and New Friends

l was invited by Sarah Ramos and Dr. Ray Buchanan to give another cactus presentation on February 27 in Marble Falls, this time to the Texas Tech OLLI Education Program-Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, which has an office in Marble Falls and Fredericksburg as well...

Glenn Miller’s Orchestra Still Swings

Bill and I enjoyed a night of big band swing dance music at the Buddy Holly Hall last night. The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra was in fine form. This was Bill's first visit to Buddy Holly Hall, so we arrived early, picked up my Will Call tickets, and checked the...