Saturday, December 10, 2016

Crane Road

We have winter here in south Texas for a change. I was freezing yesterday in the lobby of the doctor's office with a long sleeve shirt and vest on. A man walked in with short sleeves and shorts. After speaking to his wife a few minutes I learned they had moved here from Ohio. This morning we donned our winter clothes and turned the truck heater to high and drove to our favorite country road. Crane road AKA Crain road. Now if you look you see something different every day. I've never seen an official road or street sign with AKA on it. Have you? I also saw a sign that read No dumping of cats or dogs. Never seen a sign like that either but it is a good one. I have read in the paper our town is working on a better animal control facility and way to take care of stray animals. I hope it pans out the way they plan which I don't know all the details but remember what I read sounded good. I pointed out a deer twice to John. This time of year they blend in with the dead grass. On home to make Frito Pie for lunch. Healthy fare? No, but it sure was good.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

A Kttty Kaper

We feed the cats at the back door and also have the garbage can near so we can do our chores without getting dressed. The flies like this lazy habit of ours. Sometime one will zoom into the house when we open the door then the hunt is on with our trusty fly swatter. We decided to buy some of the long fly traps to hang by the back door. We realized we would have to hang them high enough for the cats not to jump for them thinking they were something to play with or food. My mistake was when I was putting the first one out the wind was blowing. Trying to control the door and the blowing fly trap somehow the trap was low enough for Princess to grab it. I didn't dare try to take it off her. I learned my lesson about putting my hand near her. She knows food comes out of that hand. The long trap was stuck and attached all around her body. She managed to lick and pick until she got most of it off but there is still some sticky trap attached to her fur. I guess it will wear off in time.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Testing, please ignore.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Strawberry Subject

 
Today on the way home from church we stopped at a strawberry field. A man was out in the middle of the field uncovering the rows. He had half the field done. A lot of work for one man, but the field wasn't as large as you might imagine. John said you can grow a lot of strawberries on a small amount of space. It appeared he would be able to just roll the covers over between the rows until needed again. I'm not sure if it did frost last night but I don't think it will tonight. John said he picked strawberries one time and knew it wasn't for him. He said the saying is if you grow strawberries you have to be married to them. Guess that means a lot of care is needed for them. The big Strawberry Festival will be in April, so I guess if every thing goes well they will be eaten by people in strawberry shortcake.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Proud Of Myself?

I would so like to be proud of myself for this picture, but to be honest, I have no idea how I got it to snow. I'm sure someone more tech savvy then me might know. I took this picture as I said, when it snowed in 1985. I used it somewhere probably in AOL Journals in the past and it wasn't snowing in the picture then, just a still picture. I ran across it today by clicking something about my phone. No one I knew had a cell phone back then and I sure didn't so it was a complete surprise to see the snow coming down after all these years. Humm another mystery to ponder.

Friday, November 18, 2016

This is a duplex up the street from where I lived in San Antonio when it snowed in 1985. This winter I'm still wearing short sleeves and it's almost Thanksgiving.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

My Birthday

Just thought I would show you the birthday cake my daughter had made for me in July. I may not be around blogging for a while. I go for more treatments Thursday and don't know if I will have platelets injected or not as my count is down more. If I don't blog or read before Thanksgiving everyone have a blessed one.