If you live in close proximity of the Atlantic Ocean or the Gulf of Mexico (within several hundred miles at least) then you know that each year from late May until the end of November you are living through hurricane season. Storms develop and some will quickly disappear while others gain strength and take aim… Continue reading Watching the track
Tired and worn old floors may not appeal to everybody, but they certainly do to me. Unnoticed by those who walk across them they offer a sense of stability and comfort under my feet. They are old, yet sturdy and enduring. Gently worn by the many shoes and boots, maybe some barefeet, too, that have… Continue reading Squeak and Creak
Summer arrived long before the Summer Solstice did in the heart of Texas. The heat, humidity, and mosquitos made an entrance early in May. Our only redemption is that we have had beneficial rains and some reasonably sensible temperatures at brief intervals. It's definitely summer and people are turning their thoughts to staying cool,… Continue reading Good ‘ol summertime
On this Memorial Day let us remember those who gave their lives defending this flag and all that it represents. Let us remember that as the living we also have a duty to defend our freedom and the Constitution that governs us. We must vigilant, proud, and strong in our support of our great country.… Continue reading Happy Memorial Day 2019!
The Fabulous Fifties! Americans were fascinated and obsessed with rockets and jet engines and car designers gave them just that with the designs of the 1950's. Hood ornaments, tailfins, and lots of chrome reflected the culture of America at that time. 1959 brought an excess of space age details to automobile designs. Fueled by the… Continue reading Back in the day – part 2
Ah, how I love anything vintage and this display of classic cars has my name written all over it! I was not disappointed with any of them and secretly wished I could have a ride in at least one...or two...or all of them! As a child and young teen I would see some of these… Continue reading Back in the day – part 1
The cover of the book intrigued me, but even so it was such a chilling thought that I couldn't pick it up to flip through it. What if...the vision of the view from the open door on the boat on D-Day floated into my mind as I thought of the ones who fought and died… Continue reading What if…
The 1928 Ott Hotel in Liberty isn't quite what you expect to find in an old building, but it is fun and very unique. Hop on over to Doorway Into the Past to see what I mean!