Category Archives: Miscellaneous

This and that; general commentary.

Video of Twilight Landing at LAX-Cockpit View

Having just landed and departed from DFW yesterday, I found this video pretty impressive on a number of counts. First of all, the sheer size and scope of the LA area is amazing, (much bigger than Dallas, no doubt), and … Continue reading

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Road Closures in The Woodlands for October 8th 10-Mile Road Race

Announced Road Closures ·         The Memorial Hermann 10 For Texas 10-mile road race is set to take place Saturday, October 8, 2011, beginning and ending at Market Street. The 1-mile One For Texas Kids Fun Run starts at 7 am, while the 10-mile race … Continue reading

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Aggies’ Red-White-and-Blue-Out September 22, 2001

The first game for the Aggies after the 9/11 terrorist attacks was a memorable one. From the article on Wikipedia:  Be sure to click on the picture of the crowd in the stadium for a larger view of it. Pretty … Continue reading

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No Fireworks Show This 4th of July in The Woodlands

Well, it’s just sad, but we knew this was coming. Everything is so very dry, I’m glad common sense prevailed. All other activities will go on as scheduled. I don’t know about you, but I’m going to hose down my … Continue reading

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Blog Name Change

Someone who-knows-what-he’s-talking-about strongly hinted that I needed to change the name of this blog to reflect its content more accurately. So I did. What used to be “Beneath the Oaks,” which I thought had a nice, soft, sort of southern … Continue reading

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A Last-Minute Budget Deal

Good. I’m glad I was wrong and glad they were able to come to some sort of an agreement. Now, let’s get a working budget going for this year and next year without all of the craziness.

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Will the U.S. Government Shut Down Tonight?

I’m betting that it will. At this point, with both sides guilty of a bit of grand-standing, no one seems willing to back down. It shouldn’t be this way. We should have had a budget in place back in October … Continue reading

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