Night walking journal: ‘Am I done with what?’
I ’ve been walking a lot recently. Well, more than recently but after having a couple of heart procedures I’ve gotten a lot more serious about it.
Walking in Rockdale in the summer requires a little creative planning. Full Story
Don’t know how he learned to argue like that
Whew! What a whirlwind week-end we just had and now this week is half over. I am waiting on that Geico Camel to pop in any minute.
I don’t watch many TV commercials. When commercials come on, that’s the time to go get the laundry out of the dryer or go get something to eat in the kitchen.
But I love that camel! Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
A bumble bee is faster than a John Deere tractor
Neighbor Grover sez no matter how much you push the envelope, it’ll still be stationery. D on’t know where this originated, but it resurfaces every so often and since this country seems to be in need of sage advice, I’ve decided to air it out again. Full Story
Here’s list of reasons Milam has a ‘sense of place’
What does it take to have a “sense of place” in Milam County? Here are a few suggestions.
In 1936 Milam County celebrated its centennial when the state placed centennial markers throughout the state.
Three markers were placed in the San Gabriel Community at the sites where three missions were located in the mid 1700’s. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Hauling papers in a Morris Minor while racing a Volvo
A mazingly some of us manage to live into at least “early old age” despite some risky (add “dumb”) shenanigans in which we involved ourselves. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Beware of ‘hurricane hustlers’ following storms
Here we are in the middle of hurricane season which runs June 1-Nov. 30. It is suggested during the hurricane season you should keep at least a half tank of gasoline in your personal vehicle.
It is wise to have extra gasoline in 5 gallon containers. If the area looses power, service stations are unable to pump gasoline. Full Story
Money for volunteer groups left in 2014 budget
We’ve made it through another budget planning cycle. The 2014 county budget of $18 million ($15 million without reserves) and a tax rate of 63 cents were approved at the Sept. 9 Commissioner’s Court meeting. Full Story