2010-01-07

Chaz Allen

Modern conveniences are a wonderful thing. As fast as our world moves today, we often think about things happening practically overnight.

2010-01-07

Doug White

Gee, what a great Christmas holiday and now a New Year 2010! We just got back from Virginia Beach, Virginia, where we had Christmas and a visit with my sister, her family and friends

2010-01-07

Mikie Baker

After the last decoration has been put up, the house looks bare and empty. The holiday rush is over, it’s too cold to garden and kids are no longer underfoot.

2010-01-07

Bill Ellis

The People of the southeastern United States had similar lifestyles because of climate and terrain.

2010-01-14

Mikie Baker

Sorry guys, this tale is not for you. Go sit on a mall bench somewhere and wait. I need to talk with the ladies about shopping.

2010-01-14

Doug White

Last week’s story about our trip to Virginia Beach, Virginia, for Christmas with my sister and her family was just part of a very special trip.

2010-01-14

Bill Ellis

I hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving and Christmas turkeys this year. You can eat turkey without guilt - not only is it good, it’s also good for you.

2010-01-14

Chaz Allen

“I’ll say he’s the right man, he’s the only man for the job as far as I am concerned.” Clarence was on a roll as he usually was.

2010-01-21

Chaz Allen

Sometimes when you are digging around old books and documents you find some things that are just too good not to tell. Like the night that Frank ran over Mrs. Lewis. I know, am I crazy calling an accident a good story? Well, this one kind of is.

2010-01-21

Doug White

There I was in Korea with Dennis Potts, my roommate, back in 1976 and about to get a visit from the inspector general from PAC Com Area, out of Hawaii. I was NCOIC of Admin.

2010-01-21

Mikie Baker

Ever have your knickknacks attacked? I have and, friend, it’s not pretty.

2010-01-21

Bill Ellis

The Yucca grows in Northern Mexico, Middle America and the American southwest desert. The plant can reach up to 40 feet tall.

2010-01-21

Carolyn B. Edwards

Texas seceded from the Union in early 1861.

2010-01-28

Doug White

Before I get started on this week’s story, I would like everyone to know that I lost another friend last Saturday. Helen Edwards, the wife of JB Edwards. She was 87 years young. I have had the pleasure of knowing her since 1956. She was indeed a great lady.

2010-01-28

Mikie Baker

Now that Mom has full-blown dementia, she goes through husbands faster than I go through a pint of Ben & Jerry’s on a dateless Saturday night.

2010-01-28

Bill Ellis

By the time of contact with Europeans, Indians had developed three breeds of dogs, the xoloitzcuintles, the Carolina dog and the malamute. The xolos are believed to be one of the oldest breeds of dogs.

2010-01-28

Chaz Allen

Have you ever had someone give you a bad check? Was it for a lot of money? That’s what happened to George.

2010-01-28

Carolyn B. Edwards

Last week, I wrote about the evidences of Hill Country opposition to secession during the statewide vote called for by convention.

2010-01-28

Carolyn B. Edwards

Last week, I wrote about the evidences of Hill Country opposition to secession during the statewide vote called for by convention.