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!
Antique firetruck - March 18, 2012 - Houston Texas
A sure sign of spring is the blooms of Mountain Laurel on the scrappy little tree in my front yard. After a month or so of grey, drizzzly days this morning the sun rose in a cloudless sky. What a welcome relief just to have a sunny day. The temperature rose up into the… Continue reading And suddenly – it’s spring
After a long absence I've returned to blogging and I'm excited about the many things I've collected to write about during the past few months! My first post is about a building that has been a familiar landmark on the San Antonio, Texas cityscape since 1965. For several years I worked in an adjacent building… Continue reading The Wedgwood Senior Living complex
There wasn't anything else to do about it except to fill the sink with hot soapy water and start washing the accumulated dishes. After several days of sporatic starts the control panel on the relatively young dishwaster was dark and no amount of trickery from me would coax the start button to initate a wash… Continue reading The Dishwashing Ritual
Since Labor Day the San Antonio area has had almost 17 inches of rain; we've set a record for September rainfall and with more rain in the forecast this may be the wettest month ever for us. Everything is green and blooming profusely! While the rain is an inconvenience no one complains, ever. We take… Continue reading September Rains and the Aquifer