Glasses, getting old and those fishin’ Methodists
The other d ay, olde s t step-daughter Briana accompanied me grocery shopping in Rockdale.
I’m always grateful to have her along because she is a couple of things I am not, organized and task-minded.
To put it somewhat less nicely, she—and her mother for that matter—are fanatics about how the groceries get sacked, packed and racked. Full Story
ECR Trail dedication date set for October 8th
This is the first in a series of three articles on El Camino Real de los Tejas National Trail. O ct. 8 is the date set to
Dedicate El Camino Real de los Tejas National Trail in Texas.
Milam County is the first county to receive National Park Service (NPS) trail signs. Full Story
‘I-say-mok-em-boo-la-ay’: I ‘fess it’s my 50s song lyrics
“I-say-mok-em-boo-la-ay.” R ock-N-Roll erupted in the 1950s and the movement spawned some pretty ridiculous song lyrics. And, I loved it. Full Story
Quoting everyone from Churchill to Namath
Neighbor Grover sez England has no kidney bank but it does have a Liverpool. T ommy Griffith of Austin, that capitol city which is trying to stay weird, is a fine pianist and a lifelong friend of mine. He sends along a collection of quotes. Full Story
Paypal, E-Bay scams try to trick you with trust
Have you seen or heard of the Paypal or the E-bay scams?
The con works this way. An e-mail arrives in your “inbox” on the computer thanking you for your Bill Me Later payment.
You are confused because you did not send a check to Paypal. The check is large, by most standards, so naturally, you stop what you are doing to see if you wrote a check to Paypal. Full Story
County declines, at least for now, waiver application
Back in June I mentioned in an article that commissioners court would soon be faced with the decision of whether to participate in a program called the 1115 Waiver.
This requires the county commit funds in order to receive federal matching funds through the State Health and Human Services Department to address health care needs. Full Story
Sometimes, all you need is a grilled cheese
I t says here: When I get old, I’m not going to be sitting around knitting.
I’m going to be clicking my Life Alert button to see how many hot firefighters or policemen show up!
The Kay Theater needs your help in applying for a state historical marker. Full Story