Stuff I Post

My blog includes Small Town Living, Small Town Eateries, Friendly Get-Togethers, Funny Sights, Amusing Texas Stuff, Books I’ve Written, Crafts I’ve Made and lots of other Texas Wackiness!

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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Going to Huntsville for BBQ

Texas Style Barbecue! We joined our sis and bro-in-law - Wanda and Bob, for some barbecue in the town of Huntsville last week, and boy, was it delicious! This little hole-in-the-wall place is known as the New Zion Missionary Baptist Church’s Barbecue and it’s located...

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Girlfriends Go Bowling

The girlfriends (Myra, Lisa, Claudia, Mary Lynn, me, and my Dreamy “D”), went bowling last week. We headed out to one of the bowling alleys here in Humble – MaxBowl on Wilson Road. It’s actually the first time I’ve ever bowled (even though hubby used to bowl in a...

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It’s definitely a sign!

My husband and I were driving down Highway 59 (past New Caney, Texas) the other day and I began to notice several signs along the way that truly showcased what the business was about. So I thought I’d take a picture or two and share with you my findings. The one above...

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Happy Being Different

Another affirmation from my new book due out in 2017 - "Living in the Happy" Not being alike is often the best thing you can have in common. Signing off… this is Carm, one proud and Humble...

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Happy Drama

Another affirmation from my new book due out in 2017 - "Living in the Happy" Helping fix someone else's drama only gives them permission to create even more. Signing off… this is Carm, one proud and Humble...

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Christmas in Humble

With Christmas almost here, we decided to check out what was going on around the Humble, Texas area as far as decorations go. Well, we found out from the Mayor of Humble (Mayor Merle as we affectionately call him), that the beautiful, big tree that is typically...

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Happy Good Deeds

This week’s affirmation! Inspirations from my new book due out in 2017 named, “Living in the Happy” (more details to come!). Doing good deeds quietly touches others more profoundly. Signing off… this is Carm, one proud and Humble...

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