They read only four names.

For Presidents’ Day, here’s a story I did about 1946 when (future president) Eisenhower was Muster speaker in Kyle Field as Texas A&M celebrated the end of World War II with a giant homecoming. Thousands of returning A&M servicemen came back for a weekend of dancing, dining, Aggie baseball and the largest Muster that had... Continue Reading →

Gardening month-by-month in the Brazos Valley

This is the A&M Gardening Club’s “Monthly tasks for the Brazos Valley" - but edited down to plants that are in my garden. View their whole calendar here. January FERTILIZE AND MULCH: Iris, crepe myrtle, trees, strawberries, day lilies BLOOMING: Narcissus, pansy, jasmine, roses. WEATHER PROTECTION: If a freeze is predicted, cover tender plants and shrubs with boxes... Continue Reading →

Maroon Velvet cocktail

A sparkly cocktail suitable for all formal Aggie occasions. Seniors may garnish with a dainty curl of lemon peel. 🙂 Proportions are One part Chambord liqueur (black raspberry liqueur) Four parts pomegranate juice Six parts champagne

Weekend things to do in B/CS

The terrific "Corps of Cadets Moms Updates" blog does a great job of mixing events, news and useful info. Here, republished with the blogger's permission, is a list she compiled of  "stuff you can do on a non-football weekend." (I'm quoting the list directly, so modify "your cadet" to "your student" or "your friends" as needed!)... Continue Reading →

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