Adios Dirty Bird!

Once, many years ago, when I returned home from Mexico, my mom told me I looked dirty and weathered..... and I was deeply offended. Even shed some tears. Today, as I prepare to head to Texas after a winter in Mexico, I laugh because I AM dirty. And I love it! I've got the dirt and dust under my … [Read more...]

The Strawberry Full Moon

Last night there were all sorts of wicked, wild storms in the area; super-high winds, plenty of tornados and downed trees to usher in this month's Strawberry Full Moon, that was in full glory this morning of Friday the 13th. I'm a few hours late for my Public Learning Challenge, but I think we'll … [Read more...]

Keep on Drippin’ in Dripping Springs

So I find myself back in Dripping Springs, Texas; a town I honestly never thought I'd return to -- nor wanted to because I never felt I was on the "same page" as this town or its people. It was full of bugs, critters, snakes, Republicans and I was bored to tears.  I never looked back when I left it … [Read more...]

My first runaway Steer!

Recently I was driving out of Charro Ranch on a pleasant warm day, when I saw one of the workers standing out on the road waving his arms -- and then I saw a cow close to the road.  One of the cows had somehow hopped a fence or discovered a broken fence line, and was now out there close to the … [Read more...]