Put on your best oven mitts and get to cookin’ for the County Line Clear Fork Cook Off. The event will be held this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5 and Aug. 6.
I am admittedly a slow learner. Asked on a game show to name the presidential images at Mount Rushmore, I would redden with embarrassment. Only in recent years have I been sure there are four honorees. Even now--if asked how many--I’d likely wither under the pressure of TV’s bright lights, meekly asking if the number is between one and ten.
The “showers of blessings” are great, but please pray for more rain.
My babies have moved on, taken to wing, flown the coop… or maybe they have been eaten by the cat next door, but this afternoon when I went out to check on the bird nest in my fern on the front porch, the nest was empty. Talk about “empty nest syndrome.” I’ve been watching that little nest for about a month.
Average gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 15.7 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.66/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 13,114 stations in Texas. Prices in Texas are 76.5 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 81.8 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. The national average price of diesel has declined 14.8 cents in the last week and stands at $5.27 per gallon.