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Wild Bill Hickok and My Great-Great-Grandfather

I love reading about the Old West. The years between roughly 1840 and 1890. Days of the expanding frontier, cattle drives, Native Americans, covered wagons and stagecoaches, outlaws, buffalos, the Gold Rush, gambling and saloons.  Not the dime store novels … Continue reading

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Newseum

I just returned from a trip to Washington DC where Patty and I visited some places we hadn’t been before.  One place was The Newseum, a new museum devoted entirely to News reporting and journalism.  It actually is a tribute … Continue reading

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Air Conditioner Repair

This is kind of a strange thing to write about but I made a great decision and I’m proud to tell about it.  Maybe it will help you save some money too. About a month ago during a most wonderful … Continue reading

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Del Castillo at the Houston International Festival

Several years ago, Patty and I got to see the Austin, Texas based band, Del Castillo for the first time.  When I heard they were playing at Houston’s iFest, I had to make it down there to see them again. … Continue reading

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