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March Madness or Yes, Basketball is in the blood

  Here’s the facts: 1. Big Boss and I moved from our college hometown to West Texas to teach. History, Earth Science, Government aka First Job aka steady paycheck, hours 2. Next thing we know, coaching basketball, football and track … Continue reading

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Odd things in Strange Places

Such as.. A paper cup under the lamp table that has old jewelry piled on top of it. Pop cans sitting on window ledge. Vintage Humpty Dumpty magazines on the other lamp table. Pink coat draped over red wagon. Bubble jar … Continue reading

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Teacher’s Inservice=Playday at Meemaw’s!

  Just when I was missing the grands horribly…I was told that Monday was an inservice day for the teacher’s.  Which in my mind screamed…”Let’s all go to Meemaw’s!” And they did.  Almost all of them. First there were 2. Then … Continue reading

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Catching my breath!

First things first…and that would be grands.  And then gardens. Irises, clematis, daylilies, roses, sweet rocket, peonies…all glorious and fantastic. That means watering, fertilizing, dead-heading, weeding, repotting… Which reminds me…daylight’s a burning.  What with Big Boss, sons and grandsons working cattle, … Continue reading

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Sunny Sundays are THE best!

Today was unusually warm and sunny.  For January anyway.  I think the whole state was outside soaking up the sun.  I know we were. Just as soon as Big Boss aka Paw surfaced from his Sunday afternoon nap, kids started … Continue reading

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All’s Quiet on the Farm Front aka Misc.

And why is it so quiet?  Well  the obvious answer is…it’s winter.  Snow is still on the ground although much of it has melted making for sloppy conditions at a feedlot. Chances of more precip on Thursday with lower temps, … Continue reading

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Back again and an acorn update…

  I’ve driven over 2,000 miles in the last 2 weeks. From here to Texas, then Texas to here, then back to Texas, then back to here.  My house is a mess.  My suitcases are everywhere. And still packed. I have cakes to … Continue reading

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