04-Nov-2012Sometimes you’re the road. Sometimes you’re the roadkill.
When Mother Nature meets technology, it’s usually the critters that suffer. Bad day for wildlife out there on those Texas roads.
14-Oct-2012Another stack of Koogmo #3 has been dispersed around downtown Dallas
Confused tourists will now have something to read while wandering lost through that weekend ghost town.
Again as before the only life that can be found are the shuffling bums outside the Greyhound bus station and the weary travelers who are trying their best not to make eye contact or strike up any conversation. The […]
06-Oct-2012On Highway 19 in Hopkins County, Texas heading up to the cabin
A little Lightnin’ Hopkins for the road.
30-Sep-2012Scoping out investment property
Just being a lookie-loo and snooping around…
16-Jun-2012508 Park Avenue
Lately, one of my favorite pasttimes has been listening to “Texas Blues Radio” on KNON 89.3FM while I’m driving to take the dogs for their daily walk. Sometimes I’ll hear interesting and amusingly unpolished segments on Texas history, where I learn about guys like Sam Houston and Davy Crockett. Yesterday I learned about Robert Johnson.
15-Jun-2012My favorite El Salvadoran dive with the lopsided pool tables and homely Mexican women is under new management.
The rainbow flags and banners hanging all over the place should have tipped me off. I was disappointed to find all the pool tables stacked haphazardly on one side of the room.
There are a number of young Latinos sitting in lounge chairs, each keeping to himself, drink in hand, seemingly sedated, watching me. There’s […]
08-Jun-2012driving home in the rain
Wednesday, June 6th, 2012: Heading north on Jupiter Rd. in Plano, Texas at about 3 o’clock in the afternoon.
24-May-2012chasing water sprinklers
Our dachshund, Coco, chasing water sprinklers.
I bought a birdfeeder at the flea market last weekend, made out of an old brake drum and railroad spikes welded into the shape of a stick figure man. I also bought a birdhouse made from Texas license plates, but so far no birds have shown any interest in moving in. Maybe because it’s Texas, […]
04-May-2012In Texas, oil companies pay YOU
Check I received for letting them perform some seismic testing on my property out in West Texas. Fill ‘er up!