Monthly Archives: August 2011

Black and White

There are times when I want to be a black and white kind of person.  I live in the land of grey about most things.  I was probably 7 or 8 when I first heard and understood the Doubting Thomas … Continue reading

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Boll Weevil

That really does have something to do with this blog. but beyond all else, I just like that name.  Not so much I’d name a son Boll Weevil although that wouldn’t be the weirdest name I’ve ever heard.  Boll weevils … Continue reading

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Hair me out

It’s been about a month since I auditioned a hair stylist.   I had a good stylist; the price was right.  She is funny and quick at cutting my hair.  I looked like a $m,ill,ion when I walked out of her shop.  … Continue reading

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The Spitway

I have always wanted to stop in Luling to look at the old mill on the San Marcos River but I’m usually in too much of a hurry to get home.  It’s right off SH 80 and I pass it … Continue reading

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Napoleon’s Hat in Corpus Christi

I spent nearly 45 minutes this morning looking at Napoleon’s Hat which is also known as The Harbor Bridge.  Its funny shape earned it the nickname back in the 50’s.  There was an accident on the bridge that shut down … Continue reading

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What’s the payoff?

I’ve spent most of my life living in a giant, continuing ‘if:then’ exercise.  If I do this, then they’ll do that or then I’ll get this.  If I say that, then they’ll say this.  On and on and on.  Always … Continue reading

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Full of beans…mesquite beans!

I tried out the mesquite bean recipes I sent out in a previous blog.  I have a confession to make: some of the results don’t match the advertised claims. The mighty mesquite bean itself can be broken into and the … Continue reading

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