Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Treadmill

We recently purchased a NordicTrack treadmill. It’s a little pricy, but we expect to use it as long as we can, and if anything goes wrong with it for five years (extended warranty), they will come and fix it in … Continue reading

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Rain!

We got some rain a couple of days ago. I turned on my windshield wipers, just to see if they still worked. When I got home, I walked to the edge of the carport so I could see the dirt, … Continue reading

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9/11/2011

It’s been ten years, since nineteen Muslim terrorists decided to murder as many Americans as they could manage. All true Americans regret the deaths of so many of us, and sympathize with their families. And our country reacted appropriately, in … Continue reading

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Clear Skies – At the Moment

Today, the skies are clear. At present. The last couple of days, it has varied quite a bit from time to time, depending on the direction of the wind. We’ve had some weird looking skies, too. Taken a couple of … Continue reading

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Ice and Fire

Well, not ice, exactly – but it’s 52 °F outside! Wow. It’s been a long, long time since we’ve seen temperatures this low. Meanwhile, Texas is still on fire. Yesterday evening, from our home near Longview, you could see smoke … Continue reading

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East Texas On Fire

Yesterday, Texas Grandma, myself, and some friends decided to make a run up to the Tanger Mall in Forney, Texas, to do some shopping; and also drive on in to the edge of Dallas to a craft store the ladies … Continue reading

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Not So Hot As It Was, Anyway

Today is predicted to be the first day in a very long time that the highs do not exceed 100 °F here. According to the National Weather Service, the AVERAGE temperature for August was 89.5 °F in Shreveport, and for … Continue reading

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