March 29, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Rainwater Harvesting

It was insane, but last year I had almost come to tolerate the severe drought in Central Texas. I was beginning to see the advantages of the absence of rain. I never fussed about tramping around in mud to feed my animals. More...

Home Country

It was the sun’s fault; that’s all we could figure out later. Well, that and the demise of Doc’s phantom squirrel.  For a couple of days the sun had been warming our shoulders and making us smile. More...


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The Nightmare

I’m not a germophobe. You get over that the first time your beloved bundle of joy spits up down the front of your shirt. That was 28 years ago for me.  More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Pineapple Upside-Down Carrot Cake

I like making cakes for special occasions. I tend to focus on chocolate cakes. Chocolate is not my wife’s favorite; therefore, I try to bake one that pleases her. This is one of her favorites.   More...

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