The Inktober theme for this post is legend. One of my favorite stories is the The Legend of the Bluebonnet. Like most Texans I love wildflowers especially bluebonnets. We love bluebonnets so much we even made them the state flower of Texas. In the spring time when the bluebonnets are out it isn't uncommon to … Continue reading Inktober 2019: Legend
Hi, it's Maddie Mae. This weekend I took the fam to see Bluebonnets. Dee and the Big Guy work hard so I thought they could use an adventure. G'Ma and I just wanted to get out of the house. Oh and something about pie. More on that later. All ready to go.Our first stop was … Continue reading Wild Flower Adventure
Last week I saw the first bluebonnet in our yard. This is the first bluebonnet in our new house. If you aren't from Texas you may be thinking what is the big deal. Texans love wildflowers especially bluebonnets. We even made bluebonnet the state flower. Each year bluebonnets are a welcome splash of color after … Continue reading 1st Bluebonnet
Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas Coast near Rockport as a Category 4 storm. It is the worst storm to hit Texas in 50+ years. Harvey has been downgraded to a Tropical storm but is dumping an enormous amount of rain. Many areas like Houston are facing epic floods. American Red Cross You can … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey
It has been a wet month in Texas, especially last week. Lakes, rivers, creeks and probably even mud puddles have reached flood stage. Fortunately it hasn't gotten this bad. The green writing behind The Big Guy marks the 1957 flood line. The Big Guy is 6' 3".
I don't usually review chains but I will make an exception for PDQ. PDQ's name means People Dedicated to Quality. It is more than a name for PDQ. It is a business model reflected in the freshness and quality of the food. During the month of April a portion of the proceeds from the Spicy … Continue reading Review: PDQ
Last week as I was photographing wild flowers. I noticed a pile of trash mixed in with the beautiful flowers. It reminded me of Don't Mess With Texas anti-littering campaign. Living in Florida I got very tired of people mentioning that every time something was said about Texas. It seems that non-Texans thought it … Continue reading Don’t Mess with Texas — Wildflowers