July 4th in the Shoe

There was absolutely no excuse for being bored this past July 4th weekend. Plenty of activities were going on to help you celebrate our independence, do lots of visiting and eating, and have a good time. My day started early when I arrived at the courthouse to set up...

Shari and John Celebrate July Fourth in Muleshoe

For us, the Fourth of July is usually a parade, fireworks, and hot weather, which it was this year, but with a twist. We also had the pleasure of spending the afternoon with the Bauers from Spicewood, Texas. They weren’t due in till noon, which left us plenty of time...
Three Funerals and the Fourth of July

Three Funerals and the Fourth of July

This was a different Fourth of July. We knew there would be no fireworks due to the drought. Muleshoe’s activities were all scheduled for July 2nd instead of the actual 4th. And then there were the three funerals. My former student and friend, Brant Wedel, lost his...
July 4th in the Shoe

July 4th in the Shoe

The Fourth of July is a big deal in Muleshoe. This year the weather was cool and rainy, which was a nice change from the sweltering heat of most years, and it didn’t seem to keep people away.  Well, my crew didn’t venture out, but...