Amazing Storm Footage

Some friends shared this video of Wednesday storms in Hamilton County Texas.  The footage was taken between Hamilton and Evant near Highway 281.  Hamilton County was not hit as hard as Granbury but at least 3 tornadoes were reported that night. I think they were at Pottsville, Shive and maybe Aleman. Video by Aaron Dooley … Continue reading Amazing Storm Footage

Bringing Home A Hero

Last week, November 19th, Hico, Texas said farewell to hometown hero lance corporal Shawn P. Hefner.  He died Nov. 13 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was scheduled to return to his home base at Camp Lejeune, N.C., within a week. Hefner who was a 2006 graduate of Hico High School enlisted … Continue reading Bringing Home A Hero

Monday Morning Randomness

Well, it is a Monday morning and the Big Guy as the day off due to the MLK holiday. I am still contemplating the best way to clean of the remains the exploding fire extinguisher. We have had a reoccurring problem with the fire extinguisher in our laundry room that likes to fall off without … Continue reading Monday Morning Randomness

My Other Projects

Like many bloggers I have more than one blog. Since this is my blog I have decided to promote my other projects today. For about 2 years I have been the editor of If you haven't checked it out lately, you really should. This week's theme is learning disabilities. Recently, I created a blog … Continue reading My Other Projects

Sky Watch Friday: Around Hamilton County

Took these pictures on my last trip to Texas. All of the pictures were taken in Hamilton located in central Texas. The collage depicts scenes and historical figures from Hamilton County Texas. The collage is located on the remaining wall of Williams Hardware. The hardware store collapsed in December 1976 shortly after Mr. Williams closed … Continue reading Sky Watch Friday: Around Hamilton County

B is for Blue Ridge Community (Hamilton County Texas)

At one time Blue Ridge was a busy farming community with a school, a store and a church. My mom and grandparents grew up in the Blue Ridge Community; even though I have never lived in there it is the place of my roots. At one time Grannie's farm was a thriving farm complete with … Continue reading B is for Blue Ridge Community (Hamilton County Texas)

Scenes from Hamilton County

Took a quick trip back to Texas this weekend.  Today, I took these pictures from around Hamilton County.  Look for more pictures to appear in future Sky Watch Friday. Hamilton County Mural on the remaining wall of the Williams Hardware Store. The store collapsed December 1976 just after Mr. Williams closed for the evening. Hamilton … Continue reading Scenes from Hamilton County