The USAF Flying Thunderbirds

The USAF Flying Thunderbirds

  The Flying Thunderbirds gave new meaning to the phrase shock and awe at the Cannon AFB air show we attended on May 24th (“Memorial Day 2014,” May 26, 2014). If you have never had the privilege of seeing them fly, add them to your bucket list. According to...
History in a Junk/Antique Store

History in a Junk/Antique Store

Back in the day,my friend Nola and I spent many a happy afternoon shopping junk stores, looking for that waiting-to-be-discovered hidden treasure that we were sure we couldn’t live without. And in those days, the stores tended to be heavy on the junk; real antiques...
The Blue Moon

The Blue Moon

Well, I completely missed the boat when I wrote about the full moon the other day(“The Moon is Amazing,” August 14 ) because when I told you to check out the next full moon on August 31st, 1 overlooked the the fact that this moon will be one of the fabled blue moons...
Aggie Muster

Aggie Muster

One of Texas A&M University’s finest traditions is Aggie Muster, held each year on April 21st. This year we, along with J.D. Cage ‘61 and his t-sip (Texas) wife Julie, class of ‘65,  attended Muster in Plainview with the Plainview A&M Club. For those of...

In Honor of Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and before we turn the page on the calendar,  I want to say thank you to some of the Americans of African descent who have enriched my life. Thank you to George Washington Carver for his work with peanuts.  While he didn’t...