Today we are going to cruise the neighborhood looking for anything blooming. It is still a little early for the crape myrtles to be fully out, but maybe we can catch a glimpse of some early bloomers. We are being catered by Salt Lick BBQ of Driftwood, TX. Our entertainment is The Turtles. Menu So […]

  The soft whirr of beans meeting blades is followed by the olfactory stimulation that only coffee can produce before hitting the cup in a consumable form. The steady flow of the intoxicating liquid is finished with a cap of crema that only a machine with instrument DNA can produce. There it is. My route […]

  Today’s good news story comes from station KDKA, the CBS affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA. ‘Guardian angel’: Mt. Lebanon mail carrier saves disabled veteran who fell into road BY SHELLEY BORTZ – MAY 23, 2023 / 5:59 PM / CBS PITTSBURG   MT. LEBANON, Pa. (KDKA) — A local disabled veteran is calling his postal […]

“Remember two weeks ago when you thought about being a werewolf, Little One?” “Sure, I remember. I know there were a lot of comments about it from folks.” “Are you still considering that option?” “You know there are so many downsides I’ve pretty much decided not to be a werewolf.” “What are you considering now. […]

The drill is to open a book to a random page and then, without looking, point to a place on the page. The word or words nearest the pointing finger becomes the prompt. Today I opened The Last Drive to page 163, and my finger landed close to “The Beautiful One.” The Beautiful One by […]

    This post ran on February 13, 2017. Since folks are still texting, it may still be helpful. I hope you enjoy it. * * * The inspiration for this list came to me when I inadvertently sent a text to the wrong person. Luckily there was nothing in the text that might be […]

Today is another slow one in Lakeway, so we will visit some features folks have placed in their yards. I had hoped to get photos of the water bubbling in fountains, but most are not turned on for our visit. Fountains of a certain size have been restricted due to the lack of rain. We […]

  Trouble-free coffee is the best kind. A full cup and a sip seem like heaven. It is Saturday, which means a day when the agenda is open. Sitting on the couch, savoring the sharp taste of freshly ground French Roast Arababaca beans, is the perfect setting to be interrupted by the phone. An unknown […]

Today’s good news story comes from my favorite source, The Good News Network. Here it is unabridged. New York Cop Grabs Suicidal Passenger in First Rescue of its Kind on Staten Island Ferry By Andy Corbley May 18, 2023 It was a rescue that police said had never been done before hanging off the edge […]

“Hey, Lucy, come here quick.” “What’s going on, Little One.” “I’m not sure myself. All the porch furniture is missing.” “What the…You are right. The tables and chairs are gone.” “We haven’t had a mystery like this in a long time.” “We need to do a little investigating before raising an alarm.” “Where you going?” […]