As Good As Advertised: Vaquero by Aaron Watson

As Good As Advertised: Vaquero by Aaron Watson

Let’s let the cat out of the bag right now, it’s tired of being stuck in this ole sack: Aaron Watson blew me away with this album. Last month we loaded up and made our way to the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo for Xtreme Bulls and Aaron Watson’s performance. After a solid two hours of rodeo action, the tractors entered the arena preparing the dirt for the stage and additional seating to be set up. I couldn’t imagine the show being able to top Xtreme Bulls. There was…

Top 5 Friday: Audrey Hepburn

Top 5 Friday: Audrey Hepburn

Years and years ago, shoot getting close to at least 15 years, Sydney and I made the trip down to Grandma and Grandpa’s house to spend the night. A quarter-mile trip may not seem far, but I’m sure it felt far enough for my parents to get us kids out of the house for the night or if they were lucky, the weekend! Anyhow, we took our toothbrushes and a change of clothes and headed out. Once at their house, we put our things away in one of the bedrooms…

Top 5 Friday: Sunrises

Top 5 Friday: Sunrises

Sunrises are one of God’s greatest gifts. As I get ready in the morning, my mind is moving even slower than my body. But boy my brain sure does turn on quick when I look outside and see the start of a beautiful sunrise. You can just tell when it is going to be good. All of a sudden, my brain is running. Where is my camera? In my closet? In my car? Where are my keys? How much time do I have? How long can I possibly wait before…

Challenge Completed.

Challenge Completed.

2016 has come and gone. Twenty sixteen brought me so much in way of faith, hope and love. Life takes you where you don’t think you need to go. But embrace the ride and find a way to hold on is how I approached this past year. One of the goals nearest to my heart in 2016 was the Goodreads’ Reading Challenge. After a hot start in 2016, I naturally succumbed to procrastination and went a couple of months without touching a single book. But not to fear, I was…

Most-Loved: January 2016

Most-Loved: January 2016

Did someone forget to tell January that it was supposed to feel like the longest month ever following the back-to-back holiday seasons? January sure did fly by. I’m not too sad to see it go though, and look forward to February being nice to me! After stewing over some of my favorite things from the month, I figured I’d share with you! To begin, of course we’ll start with the books I read in January, for my Reading Challenge 2016, and which were my favorites! 10 Lb. Penalty by Dick…

And the Reading Continues

And the Reading Continues

  To begin, Half-Priced Books is a dangerous place. Very dangerous. I dropped by because traffic was horrible, then decided I might as well look for some Louis L’Amour books I don’t already have, and then all of a sudden, I have a basket fully from all different shelves. If anyone needs a library card for my library, let me know! Ok, now back to the regular broadcasting update: Reading Challenge 2015 UPDATE A week or two ago I recapped my year of reading thus far, or at least the last month…

Things Tuesday: 09/01/2015

Things Tuesday: 09/01/2015

Tuesday, Wednesday, August, 2015, where have you gone? With so much going on, Things Tuesday will have to be two whole days late. But that’s okay because I have brought you a pretty darn good list. So let’s get things started. ONE This will make you laugh. I promise. TWO And if you appreciate the actual game of baseball (not just the entertainment!) this video will make you say, “Wow.” STRAIGHT STEAL OF HOME! Oh my, @ElvisandrusSS1: http://t.co/dLlz2o7mlV #StealAHome pic.twitter.com/qSZKALoHqq — MLB (@MLB) September 2, 2015 THREE After winning another…

Road Trip Reads

Road Trip Reads

A number of good things came about on my trip to the mountains this past weekend. One of those was being getting back into another book. Last month while on vacation with my family, I lost myself in the pages of a book called “Hill Country,” written by Janice Woods Windle. I found myself more interested than usual in a book of this type. I wasn’t sure if it was actual interest or due to reading at such a high elevation. Nonetheless, this historical fiction novel lured me in and…

What a Great July

What a Great July

August is the best month of the year. However, I am biased since it’s my “birthday month.” What’s better than feeling pretty close to 100% sure that it will be hot enough outside to drink a cold one on my birthday, a guarantee that sits just fine with me. But to be fair, July treated me well both personally and my blog too. So with that in mind, I thought I’d be kind enough to share with y’all some highlights. Seven posts were posted: One Fish, Two Fish   ** Highest…

Things Tuesday: 07/28/2015

Things Tuesday: 07/28/2015

It’s been a little while since I did a Things Tuesday post, but I’m back now and I have a few quality, or so I think, things to share with y’all! ONE It’s been a little while since I last shared anything Aggie-related. But this will make you smile and maybe even tear up, especially if you’re an Aggie! Tom “Ike” Morris, Class of 1933, is turning 105 years old on August 1, 2015. He is the oldest living Aggie. He graduated over 82 years ago. Let that sink in….