A Special Dove Hunt With Old Friends During the past 56 years, give or take a year or two, I’ve hunted dove from the prairie of North Dakota to the brush country of Mexico. I’ve enjoyed some red hot shoots and some hunts where just ‘being there’ was the reward. I’ve hunted with countless fine people and the memories made on these hunts are priceless to me. Dove hunting is generally considered to be a ‘group’ endeavor with friends and family. But … [Read more] about A Special Dove Hunt With Old Friends
A Hummingbird’s Delight Hummingbirds are the garden’s jewels. Shimmering with an emerald coat, the ruby-throated hummingbird is a delightful visitor to most gardeners in East Texas. However, they demand a constant food supply to meet their energy … [Read more] about A Hummingbird’s Delight
Candle Lantern from a Pop Can: DIY! Free Do-It-Yourself Tip from DisasterGuy.com Rinse the can. Do NOT remove the pop tab! On the bottom of the can, with your pocketknife, punch a shape like an *, centered in the bottom of the can. It needs to be slightly … [Read more] about Candle Lantern from a Pop Can: DIY!
A Battle Plan for Marriage WE’RE AT WAR…. That’s what headlines all across the United States boldly proclaimed on the morning of January 17, 1991. The Masthead was so large, it grabbed my attention the minute I opened the curtains of our little studio … [Read more] about Family Matters: A Battle Plan for Marriage
My Wife's "Kia Sopapilla" The last time we bought a new car was in 2003. Since then, we have driven used cars and saved a ton of money. A few years ago, after I totaled my work vehicle hitting a mule deer outside Lubbock, Texas, my boss tasked me with buying … [Read more] about My Wife’s “Kia Sopapilla”
Things I never imagined doing. The latest edition of my country life. Button came in this morning covered in sticky mouse trap goo. She's taken to hiding in the truck under the hood at night and we, being the clever country people we are, having previously … [Read more] about Things I never imagined doing
WAFO WASL: Simple but Not Easy Put two good fuels in your body every day: Water (WA) and Food (FO). Be smart, no sugar drinks, just water. Have at least 5 or more fresh or frozen fruits and veggies every day. WAFO Perform two tasks to keep your body in … [Read more] about WAFO WASL: Simple but Not Easy
Deadliest Terrorist Attack on United States Soil: Remembering September 11, 2001 The deadliest terrorist attack on United States soil brings up memories for those of us who lived through it. Think back. Where were you on September 11, 2001? Were you one of … [Read more] about Deadliest Terrorist Attack on United States Soil: Remembering September 11, 2001
Walk Across Texas! Van Zandt County residents are known for walking so it’s time to dust off your walking shoes and get ready to join us in a Walk Across Texas! Kick Off Date: Sept 14, 2018 … [Read more] about Walk Across Texas!
Family Matters: Creative arts contests and children’s clothing consignments Our family just made it home on Sunday from a two-week vacation to the west coast. No sooner did we get the bags unpacked and the laundry washed than we were up to our eyeballs in … [Read more] about Family Matters: Creative arts contests and children’s clothing consignments