Weather Frustration

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.)

Random Thursday: The Drought Edition

Well, hello there…don’t you look mahvelous! It’s an indisputable fact that Gazette readers are above average in both intelligence and pulchritude. But, please…try to be humble about it when in the midst of your less well-endowed acquaintances. Today is National Devil’s Food Cake Day, which would normally be a cause for celebration, except that it’s… Continue reading Random Thursday: The Drought Edition

Random Thursday

Hola, amigos. Today is International Laverbread Day; choose your carbs wisely. It’s also National Ex-Spouse Day, a day in which you can either make nice with your ex, or, in the alternative, treat them to some delicious laverbread. But enough about algae-based foodstuffs. We’ve got some really meaty topics to cover today. Don’t Be This… Continue reading Random Thursday

Loquat to No-quat

Debbie and I have spent the past few weeks repairing the landscape around our house following the devastation of the Great Texas Freeze-Out of 2021. We make a great team; she tells me what to do, and I do it. So far, we’ve taken out the following dead, or mostly dead, plants: 4 pittosporum 4… Continue reading Loquat to No-quat

Random Thursday: The Thawed Monday Edition

Howdy, buckaroos. We just received the cancellation of the boil water notice that we’ve been living under for the last eight years* so I’m giddy and in the mood to engage in some mindless activity…like blogging. I don’t know if you heard, but Texas traded places with Antarctica for a week, and then Hell took… Continue reading Random Thursday: The Thawed Monday Edition

West Texas Dust Storm

We laugh in the face of Iraq’s sandstorms…! OK, so maybe our flying dirt events don’t last as long, but they can be pretty dramatic in their own way. Take last evening for example. Odessa, our neighbor a mere 20 miles to the west, had 80 mph winds and torrential downpours. Big Spring, our neighbor… Continue reading West Texas Dust Storm