Tag Archives: Texas

Fort Griffin: A Frontier Oasis

I’ve been on a “fort” jag lately.  I’m pretty sure that the subject has been with me for long time though.  First there was our house, built in 1979-80.  The architecture and layout were similar to a doctor’s house in … Continue reading

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Need a Break for your eyes?

Are you tired of the junk on TV?  Is Facebook getting old? Does Pinterest repeat itself. A lot? I have just the thing.   “Treasured Old Timer” Image courtesy windbergartcenter.com I discovered this guy a looooong time ago..right before we … Continue reading

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Texas Bluebonnet Blues

Anyone out there in a Bluebonnet state of mind?!!!  Well I am!  Can’t wait to get home to see them first hand. In the meantime…as the ham cooks, the beef tenderloin cools and the pork loin awaits Big Boss’s magical … Continue reading

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Fort Griffin: A Frontier Oasis

I’ve been on a “fort” jag lately.  I’m pretty sure that the subject has been with me for long time though.  First there was our house, built in 1979-80.  The architecture and layout were similar to a doctor’s house in … Continue reading

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Frontier Outposts of the Texas Kind

It all started when I, a 6th grader, ordered a book. Not just any book, but one that featured the missions of Texas, historic Texas homes and…the early forts of Texas…Texas Sketchbook by E.M. Schiwetz. My family had recently visited … Continue reading

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Wish you were here!!

This just in…Fredricksburg Wild Seed Center…chock full of wonderful plants and stuff! I’ll take 2 of each! On the road to Austin to visit the Lady Bird Wildflower Center. Update following….

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Don’t run over the bluebonnets

So…guess where I am?!!!! Yep. That’s right. I am in the Great State of Texas…the Lonestar State…the kingdom of George Strait…where armadillos and roadrunners roam along with horny toads and rattlesnakes and scorpions. But best of all…where bluebonnets reside really … Continue reading

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Do you wanna see some bluebonnets?

*sung to the tune of “Do You Wanna Build a Snowman??”* Somebody slap me…. But, on the other hand we could all do with a nice, big dose of blue. Right? Like this….

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A Bluebonnet Kind of Day?

We got another 6″ of snow overnight. Yay. The good news is…grands are coming.  Well, 5 are…not all at once. Which explains why I am listening to Goofy sing  “Hot dog, hot dog, hot diggity dog” over and over. And … Continue reading

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I Lied

Not something I do habitually.  But yeah, I lied.  What about?  The number of hits the pigs have drawn here.  I must have looked at the stats wrong, as in number of hits for the WEEK instead of hits since … Continue reading

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