Wicked Walk 5/3/2016

Due to recent events beyond my control, I find myself a little heavy-hearted.  Frustrated.  Irritated.  And a host of other words, most of which are unpleasant. Yet, there are these. Pictures from my walk on Tuesday with Addie, a motley dog and an enormous amount of water. And these, these are good.  So rather than…

It Rained. A LOT.

Last week, in Texas and across much of the country, it rained. In like, the second flood. We didn’t suffer as much as many folks, and for that I am thankful. Our neighbor’s hay on the other hand, it got a tad bit wet.  This is the creek, only it isn’t supposed to be here. …

Wicked Walk 5/27/2015

Something AMAZING happened!  It stopped raining in Texas!  I’m sure most of you have heard on the news about the horrific flooding and winds causing damage and taking multiple lives in the Lone Star state.  While my home has been unaffected for the most part, other than some issues caused by wind and lightening, others…

Wicked Walk 3/11/2015

I’m not sure what is has been like in your neck of the woods but here in deep east Texas it has been raining.  And raining.  And raining.  We have had a river flood warning for 6 days in a row.  It is perfectly silly.  I walked on this day in tall muck boots and…

Stormy Weather

Addie ran inside at 6:45 this morning “Mom ya’ gotta come see this!  It is SO cool!  And you need to make a blog about it!”  I followed her outside and witnessed an absolutely ominous sky to the north….. I have to admit, I’m a sucker for a good storm and this one promised to…

It seemed like a good idea…..

The past 2 days in Maydelle, Texas we have received an unholy amount of rain.  The first day we got 4 inches, the second day I think we got at least 3 more but I can’t be sure because when we had all that crazy cold weather in January my rain gauge cracked at the 4 inch…