The American buffalo had a very large range in North America, from Canada to northern Mexico and almost from coast to coast and all around the world. They were most concentrated in the central grassland plains of North America.
The response from my first newspaper article was really great. Before I wrote that and it was published the only thing I used newspapers for was … well you know, when I had to go. Now I use the convenient potty-house in my spacious living quarters here at The Beeville Bee-Picayune. And I wri…
Salt was a precious commodity in early Texas, as it had been worldwide since ancient times. There are remains of man-made salt ponds along the Mediterranean coast that date back to early Rome. Roman soldiers received part of their pay as “salarium argentum” or “salt silver” and that phrase h…
On a recent visit to the beach, the weather was wonderful; my wife, my son and I enjoyed making a sand castle creation, and we had a great time soaking in the ocean water and basking in the sea breeze.
As we prepare for the Memorial Day weekend, it’s only fitting that we pause to remember those who have sacrificed so much in service to our country and our communities.
As I write this article, gas prices in South Texas have plunged to $1.51 per gallon in Portland, $1.55 in Refugio, $1.77 in Taft and $1.78 in Sinton. That’s quite a range, but the prices are sharply lower than they were two months ago.
Life as we know it goes on during the Coronavirus Crisis of 2020, but with both major and minor adjustments, there’s a sort of awkward muddling through and attempts to make the best of disruptions.