Warning! These Nuts May Contain Nuts!

A few days ago I found myself waiting in line in an airport Starbucks. Looking down, I saw a tempting display of various kinds of nuts. There were packages of almonds as well as fruit & nut combinations. But then I saw the warning sign: So, be careful the next time you’re at Starbucks. Their [Read More...]

Bet You Don’t Get This in Your Home Depot!

So I roll into Home Depot on Saturday morning for a few supplies and what do I find? Free country music! There are many things I love about Texas! [Read more...]

A New Way to Bury Your Relatives. No, It’s No Joke. No, It Isn’t Even in Texas!

Every now and then I read a news story that makes me wonder if I’m the victim of a prank. I check the URL a couple of times, just to make sure I wasn’t forwarded to the Onion. I make sure it isn’t April Fool’s Day. And then, when everything seems on the level, I [Read More...]

I Never Knew How Stylish I Was Wearing My New Backpack!

My new backpack, with San Antonio in the background

A couple of weeks ago, I did something I hadn’t done for a long, long time. I bought a new backpack for “everyday” use. It was not for camping or hiking. Rather, it was to help me cart around my stuff, especially but not only when I’m traveling. As I have used this rather ordinary, [Read More...]


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