September 15, 2019

September 23rd marks the beginning of Autumn for North America and others in the northern hemisphere.  Historically known as the Harvest season this, my favorite time of year, brings with it apples, pumpkins, spooks, crackling fires and crunching leaves.  The smells th...

September 13, 2019

So, my daughter Samantha and I were driving through Arkansas this summer and we had an idea to do a blog about Bar-B-Que.  You know how every sign that advertises Bar-B-Que says something like "Best in Texas" or "World's Best Bar-B-Que"?  Well we determined after we sa...

June 15, 2019

Munkey and I are on our way to Buffalo Gap to set up shop at the weekend Buffalo Gap Market Days.  A little history to entice to come out and join us.  Buffalo Gap was established in 1857 and was settled at a natural pass between the Brazos and Colorado Rivers where bu...

June 9, 2019

We, my daughter Samantha and I, are on the road again. Driving across Arkansas and stopping at a few antique stores and flea markets along the way. Our first stop was in Hope, Arkansas, yes the birthplace of President Bill Clinton, and our directions took us off the hi...

May 19, 2019

Bar-B-Que, family, and a combination of clear blue skies and a storm that makes you shiver.  That is the way we spent our weekend.  The Bar-B-Que was provided by the Hext Volunteer Fire Department as a thank you to the community for the support.  The storm came barrell...

May 4, 2019

Missing the ranch this weekend but too many things to do in Flower Mound to get down there.  However, I wanted to tell everyone about an amazing place in Brady, Texas.  D and Js Good Ole Days is an antique store with a bit of a twist.  They have two stores full of old...

April 22, 2019

What a wonderful Easter Sunday with family at the ranch.  There were eggs, sweet little girls, energetic little boys, beautiful big girls, and handsome big boys.  Four generations in one place with a lot of new stories being made, some old stories being told.  Ham and...

April 7, 2019

Driving down the highways, from Interstates to County Roads, in Texas in the Spring has always been pure enjoyment to me.  I must admit that I like the county roads better than the interstate but no matter what road I am on the amazing Bluebonnets, Indian Paint Brush,...

March 31, 2019

I decided that we needed some trees on the ranch, that is other than the mesquite, pecan and cedar so, we ordered trees from the Arbor Day Foundation and we have planted them.  Now some of you might think I am crazy, those of you who know please be quiet, but I ordered...

March 18, 2019

No new pictures to show you but we weren't just sitting around over Spring Break.  We cleared some trees and cactus, mowed and trimmed the yard and the front pasture and planted some cactus.  Our granddaughters helped me save some baby cactus that got torn out of the g...

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