Monthly Archives: September 2014

Getting Ready and Musical Cars

As we were eating our early Monday morning breakfast yesterday, we got a phone call from Christine. Christopher was running a fever and had thrown up. So our plans changed. Instead of both Mandy and I working in the school … Continue reading

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Smoke and Mirrors

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote the second of a two-part discussion on taxes in Texas. In that article “Tax Spin – Part II” I spoke about the financing of transportation. Greg Abbott, our current Attorney General and Republican … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again

The Texas Enterprise Fund is making the news again. The front page of the September 26th Fort Worth Star-Telegram proclaimed, “Audit blasts oversight of Perry Fund.” The article to say tat the state auditor’s report said that many recipients of … Continue reading

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Starting a New Week

The weekend is winding down. Friday morning as I was showering, I was thinking “TGIF,” until I realized that weekends aren’t quite what they used to be. Then I remembered that Christopher was going to spend Saturday night with us. … Continue reading

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Voting in Texas

I read an interesting article in this morning’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram. A 25-year resident of Parker County, Texas received a letter telling here that she had to prove she lives there. It warned her that she might lose her right … Continue reading

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Christmas in … September?

Today has been a quiet day. I took a short bike ride this morning. I made two laps around the park for a total of 11.9 miles. Prior to my knee pain, my typical ride was 18 – 25 miles. … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans

Well here I am writing this blog in the food court at Colin Creek Mall, but more on that later. I was able to finally get my iPhone upgraded to IOS 8. I had let the download run from about … Continue reading

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Priorities of a Seven Year Old

We had a quiet Sunday. After church, we went over to the mall to walk while James and some friends were practicing some music. We got home in time to watch the last few innings of the Royals’ game. We … Continue reading

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Just another Saturday

Met Christine this morning at the car repair shop. She has been having trouble with her car starting over the past couple of weeks. So far the only problem they have found was the alternator, which she had replaced. The … Continue reading

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Fifth Saturday

Last night was the first time in almost two weeks that we had an overhead light in our bedroom. So far we haven’t had any issues with the TV receiver or the DVR, but I’m not sure that our ongoing … Continue reading

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