Monthly Archives: November 2011

Respect

There’s only one chair in the house, so no one can sit around the table and eat together. I thought about it, and decided that we could pick up a log and maybe make a bench that would seat a … Continue reading

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The Vet School

The oldest boy had put down in his yearbook a few years back that he wanted to be a vet when he grew up. So, we stopped at the vet school. I wanted to give them some practice with initiative, … Continue reading

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All you can eat and College

We went down to Austin to meet some of my family. They treated us to an “all you can eat” chinese buffet which the kids really enjoyed. They never get to go to buffets – a McDonalds or a Taco … Continue reading

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Camping out with the Coyotes: some Apache bravery

We got close to the property site well after dark. As it turns out, the area had no street signs (or they were worn), so after going down a few streets and looking for the spot, we kind of decided … Continue reading

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The Burial Mounds: Paying our Respects

I drove back out to East Texas on Friday, stopping to get gas at an Exxon station in Shepherd. There was a female dog at the truck stop that had been there since the day before. The truckstop owner was … Continue reading

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Brownie looking great 1 year later

Bully Rescue I went down south for a couple of days. Buster had not made it through the last winter. I had thought he would have, and probably would have died this summer, but he didn’t make it. He was … Continue reading

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Kids and Jail

I went by my old place in east Texas – the first one that I had bought for $550 a few years back. Going in the old lot. A look around. I guess it had been seized for back taxes … Continue reading

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