Branding: It’s Not Just for Cows Any More

Before launching into the post, a definition of terms: brand noun 1. kind, grade, or make, as indicated by a stamp, trademark, or the like: the best brand of coffee. 2. a mark made by burning or otherwise, to indicate kind, grade, make, ownership, etc. 3. a mark formerly put upon criminals with a hot iron. 4. any mark of disgrace; … Continue reading Branding: It’s Not Just for Cows Any More

The Lowdown on the Political Road

The gravel road in the picture below (and, for a time, in the header above) runs from Texas State Highway 80 just north of the town of Fentress to where it intersects with Farm-to-Market Road 20, about five miles to the northeast. The sign at the intersection reads Political Road. The sign denotes Caldwell County's approval, but … Continue reading The Lowdown on the Political Road

The Fashionable Cows of DFW: A Lone Star Attitude

[There may be long blank spaces in this post. Please don't stop reading--scroll all the way to the end. The blank spaces are beyond my control.] In keeping with Dallas' role as both the sine qua non and the arbiter elegantiae of Lone Star fashion, the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport houses a number of … Continue reading The Fashionable Cows of DFW: A Lone Star Attitude

Versatile Blogger Award: 1st Random Disclosure & 1st Nomination

A long, long time ago, I was nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by two fellow bloggers: Pat Bean of Pat Bean's Blog and Tracey at Snagglewordz. Pat blogs daily about her travels in an RV with her dog, Pepper. For the past few days, she's been writing about the Grand Canyon. A former journalist with … Continue reading Versatile Blogger Award: 1st Random Disclosure & 1st Nomination