• Meanderings

    February 13, 2019

    The month of February appears that time is fleeting for the year of 2019; however, with last week’s frigid weather and scattering of snowflakes, I am eagerly awaiting Springtime.

  • Meanderings

    January 30, 2019

    Already, the new year seems to be passing too quickly, and Saturday, February 2, will be another Groundhog Day. According to the weather channel, meteorologists are predicting rain for the day, but even if Punxsutawney Phil doesn’t…

  • Meanderings

    January 23, 2019

    The native Ashe Junipers are laden with pollen, and many of us have had some disagreeable effects from seasonable allergies, commonly known as “cedar fever”. I am averse to eliminating my one cedar tree, although I realize…

  • Meanderings

    January 2, 2019

    As this column is being compiled on Saturday, December 29, I realize the State of Texas is now 173 years of age. It was on a Wednesday near the end of 1845 that Texas relinquished its status…

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    January 16, 2019

    The next full moon, known as the “Wolf moon”, will occur Monday, January 21. Now is the time to plant snapdragons and primroses. I have recently enjoyed observing blooms atop my paper-white narcissus plants and white irises.

  • Meanderings

    January 9, 2019

    As another year progresses, sincere condolences are extended to friends who were bereft of loved ones in recent days. Doris Marie Nelson, originally from Nebraska but a beloved local resident for the past seventy-three years, passed away…

  • Meanderings

    December 19, 2018

    Christmas greetings to all! This is a time to recall Yuletide seasons of our youthful years, and I share, once again, a true story of one Christmas remembered.

  • Meanderings

    December 12, 2018

    As I compile this week’s column, my heart is heavy-laden. David Owen Teel, Sr. passed into the Great Beyond in a San Angelo hospital on Friday, December 7. A native of Hope, New Mexico, he was a…

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    December 5, 2018

    Friday, December 7, will mark the 77th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. This columnist is among those who remember President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s speech in which he declared that December 7, 1941, would be “a…

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