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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Past Lives

I have a friend who just loves past life regression.  He went to California last month and spent time being hypnotized to do more past life investigation.  I’m not scoffing at this.  He says that knowing where he came from … Continue reading

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Good Old Days

If I had been in a coma for 2 years and walked in to the grocery store-which would be a feat in itself-I would immediately know August was here along with the impending start of a new school year striking dread in the hearts … Continue reading

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PeaNUT…peanut butter

I love peanut butter.  I think a pantry with peanut butter and cheese is virtually complete.  That could mean my little sister who called me “Marg-RAT” when we were kids knew my alter ego.    I like it so much that my … Continue reading

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