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As we wander through life we occasionally run into the truly absurd. Today while at Home Depot I actually saw one of these thing out in the wild. This should give you a clue about people in NW Houston..... Actually it did cause me to pause and chuckle..... but then I do have an odd sense of hu...
So many times we go through our days with our minds fixed on details and challenges. It is not that these thoughts are not important, but it is a shame when we overlook the beauty that presents itself all around us.These spectacular spider lillies are an example of this premise. They were bloo...
We are perfectly well aware that the economy is bad. We also understand stretching things to make ends meet. We do not understand cheating or scrimping on your product or service to the point where it is no longer recognizable.We frequently stop at a national sandwich franchise for quick and se...
It is October. Traditional use of harvest veggies has begun and in the next weeks we will see pumpkins in many venues. Last week while helping to plan a major harvest celebration we utilized a couple of pumpkins as serving conveyances. Not only do they look festive, they can be used to serve a...
This is what happens when a bored adult is left unsupevised for a few minutes in a craft store. And we all know that it's easy for a guy to get bored in a craft store. Ladies, NEVER leave your husband alone to wander around and explore the store. Your results might just be even weirder!!
When life hands us difficulties, it is neat to see lovely examples of winners in natural settings all around us. The photo is of an enterprising plant that climbed up to get the sunshine it needed to prosper. We did not plant the seed, we did not provide food because we did not know it was n...
Have you ever noticed how some areas appear to be insulated from all of the problems of life? One such area is the Woodlands. Located in beautiful wooded Montgomery County just north of the sprawling Houston metroplex, the area enjoys lower sales taxes and is still expanding in all directions. ...
Did you ever consider the pluses of the inconsistencies we deal with daily? In our strange hours where we never can be sure when we will be working... sometimes we do not have time to go to the grocery on a regular basis. One night while thinking about what to do with some basics in the frid...
In this time of uncertain finances, it might be good to revisit some of the techniques employed in historical days. Frequently families helped one another and everyone was provided for. How many times do you see places where that situation would work without extreme modification? Right now we ...
Did you know that you can drive an area for years and never find some of the most colorful things imaginable? We had a vivid example of that yesterday as we searched for a home we had been asked to do an opinion of value on. With two gps devices and 30 years of experience in the area, we drove a...