Tag Archives: Rio Grande Valley

Dream Connections and Then Some

image from fashionrat.com

image from fashionrat.com

Well, this is an interesting writing prompt. “Go to your Stats page and check your top 3-5 posts. Why do you think they’ve been successful? Find the connection between them, and write about it.”

As it happens, my top three posts today are “Nomadic Retirement: The American Way“, “The Gap” and “To Kill a Mountain Lion . . . With a Spatula“. Continue reading

Hail to the Chief

image from Wikipedia

image from Wikipedia

(From a letter in 1998)

President Clinton was in the Valley in January. He gave a speech in front of a big gathering in the football stadium of Mission High School.

We got there hours ahead of time, like everybody else, it seemed. Close to the stadium the road was cordoned off on both sides by school buses parked bumper to bumper. Men in Black made sure nobody slipped through.

But you can slip through to the rest of is post…