Tag Archives: Texas

I don’t want to break your feelings

When Bob and I decided to take a chance  on living together after living together one night at a time for the past few years, we chose to move into my little house.  I love my little house.  It’s a … Continue reading

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Texas’ Kiikaapoi Caverns

The Kiikaapoi, better known to me as Kickapoo, Indians descended from the Algonquian, brothers to the Shawnee.  After being displaced by illegal immigrants from England and France, the tribe left Wisconsin, settling mostly in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and Mexico. I … Continue reading

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Kitchen Demo

When Bob texted me in March, 2010 to see if I knew of any houses for lease, I didn’t think we’d end up living together.  We’d been acquaintances for a few years, but he was just a man I knew.  … Continue reading

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Happy Daddy’s Day!

This Be the Verse They f’ you up, your mum and dad.     They may not mean to, but they do. They fill you with the faults they had     And add some extra, just for you. Man hands on … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

I celebrated Memorial Day twice:  over the 3 day week-end and on May 30 since that is the traditional Memorial Day.   May 30, 1868 was the first time Americans observed Memorial Day commemorating lives lost during the Civil War.  General … Continue reading

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Spring fever

It’s spring fever.  That is what the name of it is.  And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want … Continue reading

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Small moments

“We’re conditioned to think that our lives revolve around great moments. But great moments often catch us unaware – beautifully wrapped in what others may consider a small one.” ― Kent Nerburn, Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace: Living … Continue reading

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