Bulk Trash Obliviots

I don’t know about your community But in Dallas we have Bulk Trash pickup monthly. This means you can put out anything.  Absolutely anything and line your sidewalk with it so the City can pick it up.  This is all part of our monthly garbage pickup fee.  I’ve seen tree limbs and branches 8 feet Read More …

The Very Definition of Obliviot in Houston

  This is the very definition of “obliviot” This YouTube video from May 2017, illustrates the term #Obliviot better than anything else I can think of. A woman walking down the middle of a Houston freeway talking on her phone against traffic seemingly oblivious to the gravity of her actions Another “only in Texas” moment Read More …

How Can You Not Love Texas?

Some of this is rehashed from an article I wrote in 1999, entitled “Some People Think We’ve Lost Our Minds” We moved to Texas and started over from scratch in June of 1999. I was not relocated – I owned my own business in Marin County, California at the time. We were not under duress Read More …

Drought-Stricken Texas Needs Your Help

Lack of rain, coupled with a record-setting heat wave has certainly contributed to the drought problems here in North Texas. We hear about this every day on the news and it seems our firefighters have been battling out-of-control brush fires for most of the summer. It seems after an entire summer of these conditions, coupled Read More …