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Modern Family

Round and round and round she goes. “Come on, dad. Just do it.”

I’m no fun, I guess. At least if fun includes signing up for every get-rich-quick or everyone’s-a-winner contest. 787 more words

San Antonio

Thanksgiving in Central Texas, 2014.

We spent Thanksgiving weekend around lake LBJ, an hour Northwest of Austin, TX.

The area around the lake, the Hill Country, is full of deers rummaging under the still-undergoing-fall-changes trees. 76 more words


Errands and a great ride

After we were in our big motorcycle accident almost 9 years ago, we decided to not use the motorcycle to run errands. Too many cars with drivers not paying attention to driving. 124 more words


Still no drought-busting El Nino

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Despite months of anticipation, a long-awaited El Niño atmospheric pattern refuses to fully develop. The Climate Prediction Center announced early Thursday conditions in the equatorial Pacific Ocean and atmosphere have not yet met the criteria for an El Niño. 753 more words


Appeals court stops Scott Panetti execution

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (KXAN/AP) — The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a stay of execution for a Fredericksburg man scheduled to be executed Wednesday. Scott Panetti was convicted of a double murder more than 20 years ago for killing his mother and father-in-law back in 1992 in front of his estranged wife and 3-year-old daughter. 611 more words