“What thy hands find to do, do it with thy might…” (Ecc. 9:10)
Willie came this morning to do some painting for us. He arrived at 8: oo sharp as he always does but his 20-year old helper came dragging up an hour late with his hands in his pockets and mumbling excuses.
April 25, 2017 - I’ve always liked to fish and faithfully search for the best fishing places when I move to a new town. In Starks, Louisiana, it was Bearhead Creek and Bill Buxton Slough. In Mauriceville, Texas, it was the “Lake Bar W” lakes at Newton and the Arabie’s 8-Gate Check.
April 17, 2017 - Pam and I photographed and dined in Louisiana's Cajun country last week. The New Iberia “Shoney’s” breakfast sign read: “All You Care to Eat”… $5.95” instead of the usual “All You Can Eat”. And I thought: “how clever…and how appropriate!” Three weeks later we saw posted in front of the Cedar Tree Restaurant in Jasper, Texas the same sign: “All you care to eat”. Hey, it’s catching on!
March 27, 2017 - The year of 1949 was an especially hard year for our large family and I’m sure that none of our neighbors were aware of it. I hitch-hiked several times to Center, Texas and got food from my grandparents. At one of our most “desperate” times that year, my brothers and I decided to fish for a much-ne