Saints fever is spreading throughout the South in these weeks leading up to the regular season. Time to get the plastic bag and tub containing all our Saints paraphenalia, clothes, signs, etc. out from under Dora. Near the end of last season we bought our Sproley Oley tin can man to hang outside. Since Sproles… Continue reading 08.13.14 First day of school, victorious Saints, and beautiful butterflies!
"Good Friday is here. Mary is crying her eyes out, The disciples have hidden. The sky is blackened and the earth quakes while officers gamble over his garments. And the dreams and hopes of many are dashed against the rocks. But it is only Friday. SUNDAY'S COMING!" -- Dr. Randy Davis Bro. Randy (our home… Continue reading 04.18.14 Good Friday is Here!
Roy discovered how to have our blog appear on his Facebook page, as well as mine. Some of you readers may be new to our blog because of this. If you'd like to "follow" the blog by having an email sent to you each time a new post is available, go to the right hand… Continue reading 04.15.14 Flowering Desert Cactus!!
In Southern Louisiana, particularly the Hammond/Ponchatoula area the biggest event around is the Louisiana Strawberry Festival. It was held this weekend and we weren't there. There is nothing like the delicious sweet taste of a Louisiana strawberry with the juice dripping down your arm while you savor its special sweetness! They serve everything that can… Continue reading 04.13.14 Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival, West Main Baptist Church and EGGGGSSS!
According to Wikipedia, Caliche is described as: Caliche (ka-lee'-chee, or sometimes klee'-chee) is a sedimentary rock, a hardened natural cement of calcium carbonate binding other materials such as gravel, sand, clay, and silt. It is found in aridisol and mollisol soil orders. Caliche occurs worldwide, generally in arid or semiarid regions, including in central and… Continue reading 04.11.14 Long dusty road, dead carcass, the calechie pit and allergies!
We keep seeing road runners on the ranch but they are so fast we never get a picture. Today I managed to get two very pitiful pictures of them! You'll have to click on the pictures to enlarge them enough to see them and even that's not a good picture! It's so cool to be… Continue reading 04.09.14 Road runnnnnnnnnnner……… whoosh………….!
What a beautiful morning it is here in Southern Texas. Breezy but warm and the sky is crystal clear. Woke to the sounds of Mr. Bill outside on his monster tractor plowing some fields up and what a wonderful sound that was. Spring is alive all over with new growth and beautiful flowers. Oh how… Continue reading 04.09.14 Meet the chickens, peacocks and guineas! Happy Birthday Harriett, Bentley and Braxton!!
Mr. Bill let Roy and I take his ATV out for a ride around the ranch and what a beautiful sight it was! It is overwhelming to me that such beauty is growing in this hot, dryness! Around every corner of the trail was another beautiful scene. This is early in the growing season and… Continue reading 04.03.14 Riding around the Ranch!
Stoop, bend, pull, dig....Stoop, bend, pull, dig... Stoop bend, pull, dig That's been our routine the last three days. Plants have been pruned, dug up and replanted, a lot of weeds and winter killed parts of plants cut and pulled, and baby pine trees pulled up. We only took one set of before and… Continue reading 03.27.14 Yard makeover!! Madisyn playtime!! and RVillage update!!
Driving down Wardline Road and pulling into our old driveway to live for a few days had a strange feeling to it. Sitting in our RV rockers under the patio in front of the garage has a strange feeling to it too. Spraying the ditches for weeds, picking up a lot of limbs and cutting… Continue reading 03.24.14 We’re back on Wardline Road!