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Fall weather and memories(0)

September 4, 2008

The fall season is so short in West Texas, but it’s my favorite time of year. It is perfect for days and nights spent outdoors. It’s in-between the heat of summer and the cold of winter and is gone in a few weeks. But during the fall, the fall reminds me of many wonderful times.

Fall weather and memories

‘I’m with the band’

I have many fond memories of my years in band, but not one of them starts out with “so I was marching with my saxophone…”

Rainy days and football

I think I’m going to hire myself out as a rainmaker.

What’s my secret? I go on a trip somewhere and it starts raining.

You may laugh, but the past few trips I’ve taken, the rains came with a vengeance. Last weekend it was Hobbs.

Barbecue and visiting family

For this week’s cover story, Luke Backus writes about barbecuing in the Frenship Community and some secrets of cooking on a grill.

I never have been very good at barbecuing, but I love the food and the atmosphere. A barbecue almost guarantees a good time.

Gymnastics and teacher incentives

For this week’s cover story, Zach Tijerina talked to gymnasts and the manager at TEGA about how gymnastics is gaining popularity in the Frenship Community. My experience in gymnastics lasted exactly one day. It was so long ago I don’t remember all the details, but I know my abbreviated career was due partly to the […]

Fourth of July safety

When I see the fireworks stands open, I think of all the fires my brother and I unintentionally started over the years.

He and I never burned up any buildings or anything, but we weren’t the safest people when it came to fireworks. My brother had to go running across the field many Fourth-of-July nights, bucket of water in hand, to put out a small blaze.

Building a neighborhood and summer heat

As the summer heat continues to settle over the Frenship Community, Jim Jarrett writes about how city governments are trying to protect their workers from the heat.

Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are real threats this time of year.

Embracing changes after graduation

For this week’s cover story, Jim Jarrett wrote about the Frenship High School graduation ceremony. Congratulations to all the graduates. Moving on from high school is a milestone, no matter where you go from here. This is the time when you are learning how the world works and where your place is in it. This […]


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