Historic Place, Patriotism

Memorial Day 2021:Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

As a small child I lived on Clark AFB, Philippine Islands. Outside the base there was a large field with rows and rows of small white crosses. World War II was still very much on my parents' minds and I remember my Mother very awkwardly trying to explain to me what the crosses represented. Many… Continue reading Memorial Day 2021:Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

Flowers

The Amaryllis Parade -2021 style

Apple Blossom amaryllis Just a month after the winter snow storm with record breaking temperatures/wind chill/power outages/boil water notices ended the first amaryllis bud stalk poked its lovely head out of a practically dead bulb. I posted about this occurrence here, but now I'm enjoying that first stalk. Actually, I'm amazed beyond just simple enjoyment.… Continue reading The Amaryllis Parade -2021 style

day trip

Day Tripping 2021 Episode 2 January 31, 2021

Yes, I'm a little behind on Day Trip reporting.  The winter weather and helter-skelter of life has kept me from reporting as well as doing much travelling around.  Never fear, I will catch up and soon be on the road again! A beautiful Sunday afternoon called to me for a little drive to Gonzales, Texas. … Continue reading Day Tripping 2021 Episode 2 January 31, 2021