Monthly Archives: August 2011

Blogging for Cash, Cooking or Cows?

Can you make cold hard cash blogging? Some folks do.   Some even make a whole new career out of it. The Pioneer Woman, aka Ree Drummond, is takin’ her Oklahoma style vittles to TeeVee over at the FoodNetwork. Drummond, … Continue reading

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Biting, barking, farting . . . when is this heat gonna stop?

Last winter, whatever it is that causes dogs to do what they do, Bodhi, my Border collie and Sam, Chap’s Lab, went into their igloo doghouse, where they usually snuggle up to keep warm and enjoy each other’s company. But … Continue reading

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Legacy, History on the Texas Auction Block due to drought

Yesterday I wanted to post a bit of good–or at least sweet–news–with a lovely deer eating from my hand And as I mentioned then-today is the bad news. With record-breaking heat and record-breaking drought, things are getting really tough around … Continue reading

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Storms to the East of us, Drought to the West, and a little bit of peace in this heat

It was 110 degrees again today. Tempers are getting short, and patience is getting thin, and ranchers and farmers are having to make some tough decisions. But we’ll talk about that tomorrow . . . as I mentioned, the wildlife … Continue reading

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Mustang grape jelly for the masochistic chef . . .

About the only things that grow in prolonged 108-degree heat with no water are prickly pear cactus, scorpions and wild grapes. Note: If you plan to make jelly out of Mustang grapes, wash your hands, arms, legs, and any other … Continue reading

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Remedial Sex Ed for Rednecks: A Boner in the Back is not Foreplay

As I mentioned before, most rednecks are natural-born sweet talkers, and in the beginning, you’ll discover why the ear is the most important sex organ. Oh, he’ll wax as poetically as the Songs of Soloman about your sweet lips and … Continue reading

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In Texas, even the trucks have Nutz

Everybody knows that pickup trucks are the O-fficial vehicle of Texas, and they often come right off the lot equipped with a gun rack and a big, mean-looking dog. But now they come with enormous plastic testicles? Really? The first … Continue reading

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