Category Archives: Miscellaneous

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Gree Snake…

In the theme of critters declaring war on the Old Vic (see previous raccoon wars posts here and here), I now know the Gree Mini-split AC error code for (insert best Samuel L. Jackson voice here), “I’m tired of these … Continue reading

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Reinforcements

Well, we caught one and relocated him. Security system detected another a day later so the trap was redeployed. Didn’t see anything for more than a week, then reinforcements arrived. TWO of them entered the trap but didn’t trigger it. … Continue reading

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Home Invader at the Old Vic…

War is coming… I just hope I’m not outgunned…

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Christmas Present

My sister had her neighbor paint this for our Christmas present this year. Oil on canvas…about 10×12. The gifts people think about are always the best. We like! We hope you have had a Merry Christmas and have a great … Continue reading

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Oh, yeah…I’m still here.

Sorry for the lack of updates folks. This summer has been tough on getting projects…at least MY projects done. I’ve been frantically dealing with other folks crises on a pretty regular basis…derailing most of my own plans for work. These … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Christmas Past…

We’ve not spoken in a few minutes…a comfortable silence…each absorbed in our own tasks. Alone, yet only an arm’s length away. I find myself staring across the table at her…suddenly somber and pondering the world and my place in it. … Continue reading

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Seriously?

Saturday night somebody couldn’t decide whether to go straight down the road, or turn…so they split the difference and crashed into our fence and pecan tree. Note that this is the SECOND time this year somebody’s crashed into our fence… … Continue reading

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An Old Vic Halloween…

Had a great Halloween Trick-or-Treat Saturday night…an artifact of small-town Texas…if Halloween isn’t on Friday or Saturday they move Trick-or-Treat to the nearest (Friday or Saturday) so it’s not on a school night. Apparently they’ve figured out sleep deprived kids … Continue reading

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The Riddle of the Sphinx?

“Breakfast!” She plunked a plate of bacon and eggs and a glass of iced tea in front of me and I smiled. I was enjoying the service…and the server. With difficulty I brought my gaze up to meet Her eyes … Continue reading

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Fencing Replaced

So, some nimrod managed to *not* turn…and drove his/her vehicle through the fence at The Old Vic late Wednesday night or Thursday morning. The took out my mailbox and pole, 40 feet of fence, 4 poles, the gate, my ugly … Continue reading

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