Still a ‘sweet spot’ for legendary business
Two weeks ago in this space we reminisced about a pair of “early Rockdale” businessmen, Fred Palmer and Max Ferrari.
Now comes the nicest note from Dr. Carolyn Ferrari of Boerne. Yes, she’s the granddaughter of Max. Full Story
Passing the confetti egg torch is fun
We had a great Easter, I hope everyone did. We spent Easter week-end in Kerrville at the South Texas Press Association Convention and had a wonderful time, as always.
Then Sunday we went to brother Ken’s house in Fredericksburg and had Easter lunch.
Then of course, we hid the confertti eggs and after the boys found them all, we had a confetti egg war. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
‘If a horse won’t eat it, I won’t play on it’
Neighbor Grocer sez an efficiency expert is someone who can help your business save enough money to almost pay his fee. B aseball season is in full swing and, thanks to Dave Fendrick, president of the Round Rock Express baseball club, here are some of the sport’s funniest quotes. Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Of naive reporters, crusty old oil-well firefighters
Life’s been just full of fun and funny things for me.
And, when you aspire to being a “story-teller,” then you feel someone is rolling out the red carpet when a funny story evokes a column via your keyboard.
I just try to stride right on down t hat p lush fl oor c overing and crank out another one. Full Story
Kids and money
My 6-year old son has saved up $400. He said he wants to buy a motorcycle with it someday, but he recently changed his mind and wants to buy a computer tablet. Is it okay for him to change his mind like this, and how should I handle things? Full Story
Salary increases part of ‘emergency management’
I have a brochure entitled “Texas County Government: Effective, Efficient, and Working for You.” Well, it sure sounds good anyway, I wish it were always true.
The brochure describes the county judge’s duties as representing the county in many administrative functions. Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Silver-haired legislators to gather in Austin
Sunday, through May 2, most of the 100 members to the Texas Silver Haired Legislators will attend the 15th Legislative Session in Austin.
Meetings are held in the House chamber at the Capitol.
Resolutions have been filed and the docket for the Legislative Issues Committees (LIC) are set. The committees will vote on the resolutions. Full Story