I spotted the above book in the Paper Leaves book and plant shop in Waxahachie. It was displayed on the “Local Authors” table. A few years ago, I’d read a fabulously suspenseful series by Tammy L. Gray, so I couldn’t … Continue reading
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Guess what: Today, March 2, is Texas Independence Day. That day in 1836 is when Texas declared independence from Mexico and became its own republic. About ten years later it became the 28th state in the Union, but some of … Continue reading
Tuesday morning, I woke up early and checked the weather on my phone. The temperature read “-0”. In other words, negative zero degrees F. “Negative zero? What does that even mean? Is it, like, colder than regular zero?” What a … Continue reading
Posted in I Remember When... (my OWN stories)
Tagged airlock, hamburgers, humor, ice storm, Jan C Johnson, rolling blackouts, smoke alarm, snow, Texas, Weather, winter
Why should I whine about the sudden summer heat around here, when my friend Misty Ansted has already said it so well? With her kind permission, I present her open letter (which first appeared on her Facebook timeline over Memorial … Continue reading
Posted in Everybody Has a Story
Tagged 7th ring of hell, funny, grass fires, hell, hot, humor, Janice C Johnson, rolling blackouts, summer, Texas, Texas heat, Weather
When the North Texas spring gives you flowers. . . . . . you get to use bluebonnet blossoms in your backyard-rose potpourri. I can’t begin to tell you how thankful I am that warm weather has finally arrived, but … Continue reading
I just finished reading Kellie Coates Gilbert’s What Matters Most. It’s a novel in her “Texas Gold” collection and I couldn’t wait to tell you about it. This Great Weekend Read features Leta Breckenridge, a smart, capable young woman living … Continue reading
Posted in Great Weekend Reads!
Tagged Austin, dementia, elections, fiction, governor, Janice C Johnson, Kellie Coates Gilbert, mental health, politics, romance, Texas