Mexican Rice

One of the things we miss since leaving Texas is the great Tex-Mex food. So, we have been trying to learn to make some of the dishes that we love. We tried out this recipe from the Villa Cocina channel on YouTube and it was very good. It turned out …

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Hurricane Sally in Baldwin County, Alabama

Hurricane Sally made landfall in Gulf Shores, Alabama on September 16, 2020 as a category 2 storm with 105 mile per hour winds. As the storm moved inland, it passed over our travel trailer on its trek northeast. We went to my in-laws to have a more secure location to …

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Why I Wear a Mask During COVID

Spoiler Alert - I will tell you the answer upfront. I wear a mask for you, my fellow sojourners through a strange new world. By wearing the mask, there is a slim possibility that I may protect someone from contracting this heinous virus.

The mask makes me look stupid. The mask …

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Communicate Your Intention

Driving over the Thanksgiving holidays reminded me once again of a problem on our highways.
It is the lack of drivers using their turn signals. So, with so many examples of poor driving in mind, I resolve to make this one small contribution. I will use my turn signals to …

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Home Video

Update

We have sold our home! We are going to live without a mortgage for a while as part of our plan to save money.

When I returned to work the next day, my co-workers had made a special sign for me.

sign

Thanks

I owe a huge thanks to Jonathan …

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Little Things

There was a time in America when smoking was much more prevalent than it is today. Yes, people complained about second-hand smoke and how literally breathe-taking it was to walk past a group of smokers.

I remember a little thing. It was the butts. They were everywhere. In parking lots …

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Gramps - Genealogy Application

One of my goals is to get back into doing family tree research. That means getting organized! I have quite a bit of information collected over the years. This includes GEDCOM data from using previous genealogy applications.

Yes, I know, ancestry.com is highly recommended for doing genealogy research. I'm …

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