Alligator

11 Dec 18
Gab's Garteners

Charlie’s Superhero Underpants by Paul Bright Charlie’s Superhero Underpants take you on a great adventure with Charlie as he learns new things as he travels and tries to find his superhero underwear! This book is an easy read and super fun for children because it has some fun characters and it’s about underpants which always […]

11 Dec 18
Aimless Wanderings

November, 2018 According to MapQuest the distance between Austin and Fort Stockton is 337 miles.  We headed out from Austin through Hill Country, and 40 miles west of Fredericksburg we connected with I-10, and soon found ourselves driving Amiee across the prairie of West Texas.  West Texas is one of those parts of the country […]

11 Dec 18
Trusty Chords Music

In what has been one of the most exhilarating years of the decade for alternative music, we’ve laid out highlights of 50 records in no particular order – some of which will be featured in the upcoming Albums of the Year feature.F Typhoon – “Unusual” “Get your pitchforks out/The crowd is coming and they’ve named […]

11 Dec 18
A Little Bit of Emu

I was first diagnosed with Galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose, or alpha-gal allergy, in 2014.  This tick-induced allergy to mammalian meat is still not as well understood as“normal” food allergies.  People who are allergic to peanuts or eggs or seafood are allergic to the protein component.  People with alpha-gal are allergic to the carbohydrate component. Per Alpha-Gal Allergy Awareness at […]

11 Dec 18
Chasing Serendipity

Lying in bed in my hotel room back in August, I had just finished explaining to Becca that a much older man at my office asked me to go out with him. Against her protests, I told her I would absolutely not be going out with him, and I listed a myriad of reasons for […]

11 Dec 18
Heritage Collectibles

We have a great collection of brass animal figures – horses, owls, ducks, unicorns, cats, bears and more – as well as trinket boxes, bookends, jewelry trays, and even an alligator nut cracker! As we’ve been going through some of the boxes we’ve had in storage, another several dozen wonderful brass pieces were found! I […]

11 Dec 18
Womack Creek: A Paddler's Guide to the Flowering Plants

Spodoptera eridania Non-native, native to Central and South America and the Caribbean Found mainly in SEastern US Life Cycle:  30-40 days Eggs, flattened spheres, are laid on leaves in clusters, covered by the scales of the moth, measuring.  Greenish hue turning to tan, 4-6 days.   Larvae moults 6 times to a length of about 35mm, […]

10 Dec 18
ART 150: Introduction to New Media Arts

Description: Cuddle Bot is a lonely little robot that needs human interaction. When you get closer to Cuddle Bot, his lights become warmer and brighter. When you go away from him, his lights go off. The idea is to display emotions onto an otherwise lifeless object. We tend to give character and special meaning to […]

10 Dec 18
Rare

A Florida man remains unemployed after leaving a job interview at Kohl’s and stealing some shoes on his way out. Dominick Breedlove, whose mugshot looks like an autogenerated image picked by a simple algorithm that determined it most fittingly corresponds with his name, was leaving a job interview at Kohl’s when he saw some tennis […]

10 Dec 18
Jack's English Journey

A Second Home A home is so simple yet has so much meaning and value to people. A house that is turned into a home is when people are able to be themselves. A place where you can escape from reality. It’s a special place that is full of laughter, joy. A special, overlooked place […]

10 Dec 18
TPJphoto.net

A few of the big locals took over the dike here. While there is tall grass on either side of the top, from this angle (on a second dike) you can see the side has been worn down to the dirt. This is an Alligator trail, or highway. Besides sleeping in the sun on the […]

10 Dec 18
Eric Ryan Grant

This colorful lovely is a house in New Orleans. For some months, over half a decade ago, it was a house that I called home. Fresh with a new paint coat of whatever colors you’d call those, the house looks as full of its character now as it did those years ago. But this was […]

10 Dec 18
John Of The Living Dead

Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull I remember my movie going experience with this and it didn’t help. It was 100 degrees outside and the theater was sub zero temperatures. This could have easily been great. Same actors. Same Director. But what we got was just Indiana Jones in the most ridiculous […]

10 Dec 18
Pale Yellow Van

To cut a long story short: Nestled in the foggy creases of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville was a cheerfully folky oasis with more than enough to keep us busy for a few days. Our short stay there featured local highlights like the Biltmore Estate and the Pinball Museum and a few road-less-travelled finds like […]

10 Dec 18

Ken, my late husband liked quotes, and reading poetry. I have a picture of him reading poetry to me while I cooked breakfast shortly before he passed away.  From time to time I find in books or in drawers little quotes that he has written down.  The other day I found one that he liked.  […]