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If you see me, you see the product of Ranch Style Beans, Wolf Brand Chili, Vienna Sausages and ……..SPAM.  I’ve taken many a fried SPAM sandwich to school in my lunch box (or paper sack).  Many will disagree, but I like SPAM.  I never get it any more, but I wouldn’t mind a sampling once… Continue Reading


I’ve read enough blogs to know that no topic is too inane for a blogger, so I’m going to write about toothpaste.  I just squeezed the last, little bit of GLEEM onto my toothbrush a couple of days ago.  It was the last tube in Midland County.  Trust me, I know.  I searched far and… Continue Reading

December 4, 2015 – Coach

Forty five years ago, in late August of 1970, a rag tag bunch of scrawny or muscled, slow or fast, fit or fat sophomore and junior boys from Belton, Texas reported to two-a-days to a mean, ornery, old cuss who was our B Team head coach.  His name was Hugh Sullivan.  He was also known as “Sonny”, but we would never… Continue Reading

May 17, 2015 – River House

We’ve missed a lot between our sparse appearances at the River House this spring.  The bluebonnets have come and gone.  The gaillardias have made their mark on the landscape, as have the verbenas and Indian Paint Brushes.  They’ll all be gone soon. It’s fawning season at Pecan Plantation.  Watching the little ones grow up is a… Continue Reading

May 1, 2015 – Big Bend Rant

WARNING: This entry is a shameless promotion.  Not to my books or CD, but to the Big Bend region of West Texas.  I’ve been wanting a Big Bend fix this Spring, knowing the wildflowers were in exceptional bloom.  There’s been a lot of rain down there.  Just right.  And we’re going to miss it.  Too many… Continue Reading

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