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 →
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
Lucky's in the news because he got hit by a car yesterday -- a university staffer took him to a vet but he didn't survive, the UNT Staff Senate said on Twitter. But there is hope! Central Track delved further to find that UNT has *plural* albino squirrels, since at least 2000. The first was named Thelonious,... Continue Reading →
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 →
Don't wait - your vote in the Texas primary can count much more than in November. Texas can affect presidential races, most Texas statewide races are settled in primaries and a lot fewer people vote. The Brazos County polls close at 8 p.m. Friday for early voting in this presidential primary. Let's do this! Any... Continue Reading →
This isn't a Dr Pepper smoothie, of course, because the ingredients in Dr Pepper are secret, right? (See below.) But it is a quite good smoothie that soothes my Dr Pepper cravings. 1 cup pomegranate-cherry juice, chilled 2 cups nonfat vanilla yogurt 1 cup frozen fruit -- H-E-B cherry/blueberry/currant mix 1 cup frozen fruit -- H-E-B... Continue Reading →
Glitter is sharp and bright and contains movement -- like the quick trip of its two syllables set apart by sharp little t's. One-syllable blink and wink are slow, but have movement, whether it's your eyes or a light doing the winking and blinking (though its pace picks up when it becomes a repeated/ongoing action,... Continue Reading →
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