Former Student to the Rescue!

I had gone to bed Thursday night without any Internet service. It went away without warning, as computer problems are wont to do. It had worked fine all day and that evening before I got the dreaded message box about the Internet being unavailable to load. It advised...

My Cage Ranch Cacti are Blooming

A few years ago, J.D. Cage, or was it his son Jay?-I forget after all this time-called to ask if I would be interested in some cactus they had found on their Earth, Texas,  ranch (18 miles from Muleshoe, for those of you not familiar with this part of the world)....

Flamingos are Among Us

I had the pleasure of joining around eighty Muleshoe ISD 5th through 8th grade girls and their moms and other female role models to celebrate and learn about GiRL POWER ; Girls in Real Life. MISD partnered with the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health to bring...

The Huernia Reticulata Bloomed!

I bought this little plant in 2019 at the CSSA (Cactus and Succulent Society of America) convention held in San Luis Obispo, California, that year. At one point I thought I was going to lose it, but it hung on and finally  grew a little. Yesterday I walked into...

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