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Winter has arrived . . . at least as far as I’m concerned. It was a chilly 41 degrees this morning when we got up – with a chance of  frost (you gotta be kidding me) maybe tomorrow. I don’t even have my coat out of the cedar chest yet!!   Better get it out quick […]

Christmas at Fort Parker

There is always so much to cram into December . . . what with Christmas to get ready for – baking, shopping, gifts, and lots of activities.  And it seems to me there are always lots of outside events taking place around the holidays – if you have the time to enjoy them. One event that […]


We ended up going to the Port Aransas Sand Fest with my brother-in-law and his lovely wife over the weekend.  The weather was very ‘iffy’ when we left but by Sunday it was blue skies and sea breezes.  Just in time for the judging.  If your idea of a sand castle is a couple of […]