Archive for November, 2013

  • Photos of the Palo Duro Canyon

    By on November 30, 2013

    Palo Duro Canyon is my favorite place to visit when in Amarillo. The late afternoon glow cast some of...

  • Buying Cowboy Boots at Cavenders

    By on November 29, 2013

    Black Friday found me shopping with our two daughters at Cavenders, a huge cowboy boot store in Amarillo.

  • Thanksgiving in Texas

    By on November 28, 2013

    We had a wonderful day full of Texas relatives and fabulous food. I made my Thyme and Garlic...

  • Recipe: Ellie’s Autumn Curry

    By on November 27, 2013

    Ellie is my niece; she is my husband’s brother’s daughter. You can see her with beet juice on her...

  • Staying with Aunt Clara and Uncle Harvey

    By on November 26, 2013

    More than any other reason, we came to Amarillo to see my husband’s Aunt Clara and Uncle Harvey.  Uncle...

  • Flying to Texas for Thanksgiving

    By on November 25, 2013

    Laura and I got back from MIT late last night and left this morning to fly to Amarillo, Texas....

  • Featured Artist: Constance Bacon

    By on November 24, 2013

    I have been working in the pottery studio on sgraffito pots which you saw here on this blog. I...

  • At MIT SPLASH Again

    By on November 23, 2013

    We’ve been to this wonderful program for high schoolers for many years now. In fact this is my 12th...

  • Another Visit to Olin College of Engineering

    By on November 22, 2013

    Of the four colleges our daughter looked at in the last two days, her other favorite was Olin College...

  • A Visit to Smith College

    By on November 21, 2013

    It is early on in the college search process for our youngest who is in 11th grade. She is...

  • New Poem: The Nightmare or the Dream

    By on November 20, 2013

    The Nightmare or the Dream   Last night I had a nightmare: income inequality had gotten so bad in...

  • Two Cool New Science Books

    By on November 19, 2013

    Our teenaged homeschooled daughter is very enthused by these two new books. Originally seeing both in a great local...