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!
31-Mar-2012Silk worm web at Cooper Lake
19-Mar-2012Welcome to Rancho Koogmo!
Today I closed the deal on a one-room cabin situated an acre of land located about an hour’s drive outside of Dallas, Texas. Paid cash for the property. Mortgage-free! It’s got electricity, water, septic tank….and a boat shed/workshop. (Need to set aside a spot to park the school bus and shipping container…that steel roof will […]