Category Archives: Potholes

A Moo-ving Valentines Weekend!

We spent Valentines weekend helping D and JW pick up the newest edition to their growing herd of cattle (is 3 a herd?).   We headed out to Comanche and picked up this little fella, Buddy.  Buddy had a rough start in life, … Continue reading

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Hey, you’re not Mushu!

Human nature dictates that we put things off until some event occurs that forces you to address the issue or task you’ve been avoiding.  For instance, you know you need new tires, but with your demanding schedule you keep telling yourself … Continue reading

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We shouldn’t have done that!

Discovering the unexpected is why I travel.  Potholes encountered along the way are the things you never would have expected. Teeve and a group of his college friends met us in Santa Fe for a few days of skiing, eating … Continue reading

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Valentines Snowmobiling Adventure in Colorado or The Day I Met My Sweetie

People always ask to hear the story when Sweetie and I met.  This is a long one but has all the elements of a good tale, action, danger, romance and a happy ending.  I was single, in my 20’s and … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Again!

Happy New Year!  I fell off the wagon with writing even though I have ample material to write about.  Ah well, I needed some down time.   I finally got brave enough to step onto the scale after 6 weeks of … Continue reading

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Getting a Leg up on Texas Hunting

Leave it to Sweetie and JW… they never cease to provide endless entertainment to satisfy our thirst for amusement!  We were exploring the new hunting lease in west Texas,  a beautiful 228+ acre ranch, half wooded and the other half … Continue reading

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Scariest Halloween

Halloween 1992….. It was a Saturday and the weekend before our 2nd wedding anniversary. Our plan to celebrate was to spend the afternoon sailing on Lake Lavon, watch the sunset, then anchor in a cove for the night. According to … Continue reading

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Travel Rule #4

Tragically 5 people lost their lives when their whale watching vessel sank from Tofino, BC over the weekend.  Upon hearing the news and details of the incident, I realized this was the same boat we had taken when we visited … Continue reading

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Adding Insult to Injury… Potholes from the Ranch

Hunting season is upon us… In Texas, deer season opens the first weekend of November. Beginning around September, hunters begin the process of putting all their hunting accouterments in place at their lease in hopes of hoodwinking a deer into … Continue reading

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Don’t think…. just drive

A lot of the bridges in Costa Rica are one lane.  Quite a few are the suspension type that traverse a gorge with lots of sharp, jagged rocks and rushing water.  The sensation as you drive across is like going … Continue reading

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