Welcome to my blog!

Here you’ll find lots of posts about Texas, including small town Ma & Pa diners, hole-in-the-wall cafes, unusual and funny-sounding street names and signs, country mailboxes, and a humorous look at small town living and sights that are typically found in the country. I also include some of my books and fun items I make from time to time.

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Artist or Big Beaver?

While visiting my husband’s sister and her husband in Willis, Texas, we all drove around to see some of the sights in their neighborhood. They came to a stop in front of a vacant lot full of nothing but trees (and these cool tree sculptures). They told us the man...

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Purple Trees in Texas?

A couple of weeks ago, we went to visit my sister and her husband out on their weekend farm in Groveton, Texas. And while we were on the 4-wheelers bouncing across the acreage, I noticed lots of trees on adjoining properties with purple paint smeared on their bark....

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Are You a Picker, too?

Typically a store’s sign will let you know what type of store it is, and in turn, make you want to visit. So when I saw this sign, “Pickers Paradise,” I was intrigued as to what type of pickers shopped there. If you think about it, there are hundreds of types of...

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