Cats: Cuddly fur balls, or members of an alien race sent to subjugate humans? We guide…you decide.
A friend sent me an encouraging text the day before my cancer surgery and it led me from a Bible verse to a movie scene…and back around to God.
This is my evergreen 9/11 post…a reminder of Who is really in charge, regardless of the turbulence of the times.
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Here’s a quick update on the status of the transition of the Fire Ant Gazette to WordPress. It’s been tedious, frustrating, and occasionally fascinating.
Anyone who questions why sitting around all day could possibly tire one out has never sat around all day with a loved one in the hospital. But I suspect that pretty much everyone reading this knows exactly what I’m talking about…and if you don’t, you will, someday. It’s like, inevitable. Emergency rooms and hospitals fascinate… Continue reading Tired and Peaceful
This is the third in a series of four posts spotlighting music from the Fort Stockton (Texas) “Pride of Pantherland” High School band. [Jump to: 1966-1967 | 1967-1968 | 1969-1970] These posts will span the school years from 1966-67 through 1969-70, corresponding to the time yours truly (and MLB) spent in the band. I’m doing this as… Continue reading Fort Stockton High School Band (1968-1969)
We arrived at the church just before 9:00 on Saturday morning, and were issued hair nets and disposable plastic aprons. We were then seated in a row of folding metal chairs, waiting to be ushered into…well, we weren’t sure. This was our first time to volunteer for a Numana “food assembly” project. We’d never heard… Continue reading Numana in Midland: 60,000 meals in one morning
Well, this is certainly not how we planned to spend New Year’s Eve. I’m sitting at the computer, hammering out one last inane post while listening to the sounds of The Twilight Zone marathon on SyFy and of Debbie making chili in the kitchen. There’s nothing wrong with any of those things – in fact,… Continue reading NYE 2014
The Happy Together Tour 2013 (hereinafter referred to as “THTT13”) bopped into Midland’s Wagner-Noël Performing Arts Center last Wednesday evening. This was one of only three stops in Texas for the show, the others being Austin (of course) and Stafford (say wha?…if you have to google Stafford to find out where it is, don’t feel… Continue reading The Happy Together 2013 Tour: An Irreverent Review