Author Archives: TXmyTX

About TXmyTX

Born in the Bluegrass State, raised in the Buckeye State, and have lived in the Lone Star State for the last 30 years.

The Irish in Me

I have always loved ¬†hedgerows and rock fences     Advertisements

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Scary Times We Live In

You really can’t make this shit up.¬† It’s a damned chicken sandwich, for Pete’s sake!  

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Don’t Get Around Much Anymore

Don’t see much of Joe Camel anymore, since he was kicked out of most every bar and coffee house in Austin several years ago. These days he can usually be found hanging out with the girls at the Cat Cafe … Continue reading

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In honor of my grandfather

Leonard Thomas Williams, Camp Meade, c. 1917-18. He was caught up in the swine flu pandemic, and did not get sent overseas. After he returned home, he never fully recovered his health, and he died in 1935, at the age … Continue reading

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Pretty Poppy

First poppy of the season. Looks like a pretty cupcake paper.  

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RIP – A Double Whammy

Chuck Berry James Cotton    

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Rainy Day at the Cat Cafe and Lounge

Mama, Buffy and Fraidy on the chair and Spot in the pot! Easy livin’ for supposedly feral cats. This is year five, and the first year they have hung out on the deck during a rain. Used to be that … Continue reading

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