Sky Watch Friday: I-20 West

Took this when we were driving between Big Spring and Abilene, Texas on I-20. I had to pull over to get this. Actually, I took it from an overpass. It wasn't like the side roads were busy. One nickname for west Texas is The Big Country. Everything seems so big out there with the wide … Continue reading Sky Watch Friday: I-20 West

Top 10: Ways to Know You Are in Texas

The idea for this week's Top 10 list was inspired by our recent trip to Texas. #10: The weather forecaster is describing the day as breezy and the wind speeds are over 50 mph. It isn't windy yet because the trees aren't touching the ground. #9: Complete strangers wave at you. This is especially true … Continue reading Top 10: Ways to Know You Are in Texas

ABC Wednesday: B is for Bible

The Big Guy and I both have theology degrees as a result we have a lot of Bibles. Our Bible collection includes many translations and styles of Bibles. Some include study or teaching aids. Our collection includes many translations. Others have sentimental meaning. Some have cool, unusual or pretty covers. Most are well used. See … Continue reading ABC Wednesday: B is for Bible

My World Tuesday: White Horse Center

For the past several weeks I have been featuring scenes from my alma mater, Hardin-Simmons University. Located in Abilene, Texas HSU proudly embraces its western heritage. One of the iconic groups on campus is the Six White Horses.  Each rider caries one of the six flags that have flown over Texas. The Six White Horses … Continue reading My World Tuesday: White Horse Center

Sky Watch Friday: Big Spring, Texas

I am sharing more pictures from our trip west. The Big Country as west Texas is sometimes called is such a great place for Sky Watching. The landscape seems so big. The area is sparsely populated with even fewer trees the terrain just seems to go on forever. While at first glance, the Big Country … Continue reading Sky Watch Friday: Big Spring, Texas

Top 10: Ways to Amuse Yourself on a Road Trip

Keeping with last week's Top 10 this week's list was inspired by our recent very long road trip.  It isn't that I mind road trips it is just I don't do very well in cars. I have ADHD and tend to get easily bored on long trips. Also, have a tendancy to get car sick. … Continue reading Top 10: Ways to Amuse Yourself on a Road Trip

ABC Wednesday: A is for Aggie Game

Howdy!!! The Big Guy is a graduate of  Texas A&M University. That's right he is an Aggie and is involved in our local A&M Club. A couple of years ago the Aggie baseball team  played at the University of Florida. Several A&M Clubs from throughout Florida converged on Gainesville for the game. The official gathering … Continue reading ABC Wednesday: A is for Aggie Game