Ariocarpus Flowers

I had been watching my Ariocarpus fissurata lloydii since late summer, expecting a flower to pop out of the pretty white wool in the center of the plant. Nothing. I failed to take a picture of all that wool, but eventually one pink flower barely opened in the overcast...

The Best Girl

Mari joined our family the year our grandson Colten turned 15. He brought her home one day from a classmate’s house after convincing that family to let him have her since she was somewhat handicapped after having a back leg amputated and they might have no use for her...

The Football Comes Home

In 1962 the Muleshoe Mules were the district 3-AA champs, the first time since 1938 the town had celebrated a district championship. The game ball from the winning game went home with Coach Bill Taylor. I suspect the addition of the names of those who made it happen...

Sammie Simpson Day at the Heritage Center

The Muleshoe Heritage Foundation held its yearly organizational meeting Saturday night, October 10, 2021, in part to elect new board members. But what the board really wanted to do was honor Sammie Simpson for her dedication and tireless work to making the Heritage...

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