Tag Archives: United States

Please, for the love of God, don’t use fireworks this year

I know, I usually try to find the funny side of almost every thing. But I want to tell you, anywhere in Texas, even in usually green, fertile East Texas, fireworks are not funny. I don’t care who you are, … Continue reading

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Outraged–the rapist who got away

So I woke up this morning rip-roarin’ excited to tell y’all all about all the super cool stuff I’ve learned about books in the new era, and I got the call that I have to cover the trial of a … Continue reading

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New and inventive ways to annoy small children

Chap’s son, aka Bone Head, ran the tractor over the waterline. Again. So now the faucets are all spewing pea-sized gravel, and while I’m sure I could look at it as a spa-style loofah shower experience, the angels of my … Continue reading

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To the guy who shot a widow’s kitten–beware of Ninja Kitty & Ranger the Praying Dog

A cop friend of mine called me yesterday to tell me a woman who’d just buried her husband less than a month ago reported that some scum bag had just shot her kitten in the eye. Needless to say, I … Continue reading

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Austin Weird? You Betcha!

Having spent a little more than a year outside of my hometown–I feel a little pang of homesickness every time I whiz past the Austin City Limit sign. I do love living on the ranch on the river in Llano … Continue reading

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