Call Me, Maybe

I’ve had a T-Mobile prepaid phone since 2005. It worked well for me to pay by the minute since I don’t use the phone very much. But times have changed and I am feeling the limitations of that kind of … […]

Xeriscape Symposium

We went to a Xeriscape Symposium on Saturday and the best topic was rainwater harvesting. The only trouble is you actually need some rain to harvest! Texas A&M has some information about calculating the size of the storage tank for … […]

Candy Corn

My brother Robbie sent me some pictures yesterday, saying I thought you’d like to see some of the corn we grew this year. The crop was terrible because of the extremely dry weather, but the kernels are still pretty. I … […]

The Morphing of a House

We haven’t had much to say on here for quite some time. Mostly there isn’t much to say about losing a brother/friend to brain cancer and having to manage all of his affairs alongside your own. Basically, we’ve been pretty … […]

Maya’s Return – 2012

2012, just around the corner. Is there any clear vision of what to expect? Will I be as impressed by the events of 2012 as, after waiting many years, I was with Halley’s Comet? I didn’t go very far out … […]

In Only the Night

T’was late night, close to 10:00 When a tiny scream I heard And as I turned our Cat came in With a Bat! Not a bird.. She brings us a present ’bout every day Lizards, most days we see Tonight … […]

Windfall from next door

The next-door neighbor has a mature pecan tree with lots of nuts. I saw them raking up leaves in the front yard and wondered what would happen to all the nuts. Guess what! They don’t want to take the time … […]

Just Enough and No More

I’ve been spending some time lately researching how to fix Mike’s computer. He has a motherboard with RAID, so of course he was using it, as the boot disk. Then on the 13th or so, it got caught in a … […]