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Lost Pines

Wed, 7 Sep 2011, 11:12 PM (-06:00)

Bastrop State Park is gone. Close to a thousand homes are gone. People have died. As of this afternoon, they only had the fire partially contained. This is really, really bad. On Tuesday I drove to Houston which normally takes me thru Bastrop. The photo above is a view of the city as you come […]

GNP 275

Mon, 5 Sep 2011, 06:41 PM (-06:00)

She groaned out loud and hit the steering wheel with her hands—not typical Trudy. “What?” I asked. I thought we had forgotten something. “I can’t believe … that lady … with wind like this and the fires … that lady just flicked her ashes out her car window.” The light turned green. The lady went […]

Looking for the Horsemen

Mon, 5 Sep 2011, 11:25 AM (-06:00)

The front and back doors are open. A cool 85 degree morning breeze is blowing thru the living room—but not for long.  The sun is rising above the trees in the east, and the temperature is climbing quickly as the shade is disappears.  We’ll be shutting the doors soon. The Hummingbirds have been frisky.  They […]

BBQ in the Afternoon

Tue, 6 Apr 2010, 05:56 PM (-06:00)

It was lunch time, and my stomach was reminding me that I only had a protein shake for breakfast, and it complained about the smell of BBQ that was coming in thru the open window on the breeze. BBQ in the afternoon? Whatever. Ron is at home on Tuesdays; maybe it’s him. He likes to […]