The annual music festival hosted by the Horseshoe Bay Resort featured some great acts in 2022.
We came across two harmless water snakes during our morning run.
Wherein I document a chance encounter with a rather prickly individual.
Young armadillos are fun to watch, as long as they’re not in your yard.
Swallowtails, tree frogs, newborn fawns, and water snakes: something for everyone in the ‘hood.
I’m too lazy to type “Random Thursday — The Friday Edition”…or am I? It’s been a while since we’ve done a Wandering The Web post, so this will ultimately turn into one, but first — some local weather-related updates. Five days ago, as alert Gazette readers no doubt recall, I informed the world that Pecan… Continue reading R.T.T.F.E.
This one is for my fellow citizens of Llano County who are getting fed up with this weather pattern. (You folks in Travis County can hold your tongues; we don’t want to hear it.)
As of this writing, the Texas Wildfire Incident Response System (TWIRS) is reporting on 68 fires across the state, 11 of which are still active. The total burned area is just under 130,000 acres. Just two of those fires account for a majority of the burned acreage: the Eastland Complex fire south of Abilene, and… Continue reading Wildfire Hits Close to Home
Howdy there, y’all. Today is National Mutt Day, and it’s also National Fritters Day, which is appropriate since fritters are the mutts of the food world. And it’s doubly appropriate because this blog is considered to be the fritter of the blogosphere. Today we’re exploring the wonderful worlds of Hallmark Christmas movies, the opening of… Continue reading Random Thursday: Pictures and Words and Stuff
Alert Gazette readers will recall this post from way back in February, when I extolled the virtues of early morning runs on the golf course cart paths that snake hither and yon through our fair city. As those of us who are prone to pessimism and/or fatalism say, all good things must come to an… Continue reading Golf Course Cart Path Running: Too Nice to Last