Cactus in Bloom

As I was walking out the door headed to work this morning, Ellen asked me to come to the back yard before I left. Upon opening the back door, I knew why. Her Cactus were in spectacular bloom. From one Cactus, acquired several years ago from the “Many Stones” store in Study Butte, she has

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Obamacare Really Stinks

We just got the statements for our insurance options and premiums for next year…….They Stink and are expensive, Thanks to Obamacare. Our premiums will increase over 25% per pay period. I know that if I can’t afford it thru my employer, my options are really limited and BAD. If I try to get on Obamacare,

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West Texas

With summer approaching, and the temperature and humidity increasing here in Houston, I’ve been thinking about the cool mountain air of the Davis Mountains in West Texas. McDonald Observatory is one of the best known destinations in the Davis Mountains and is located atop Mt. Locke, just a few miles north of the town of

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

April was a crazy month weather wise here in Houston! We had flooding, and tornadoes, and more flooding! It seems there was a storm every week! And every week we had flooding, tornado warnings and power outages! A lot of our customers had flooding in their offices and homes with damage to their belongings and

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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is this Thursday. As the day approaches, I wonder how many out there know the true meaning behind the celebration.  Sure, most Americans love to celebrate Cinco de Mayo!  But to us, it is mostly a good excuse to eat some Mexican food and down a few margaritas.  AND, I’m willing to

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